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Rise of the robots: 60,000 workers culled from just one factory as China’s struggling electronics hub turns to artificial intelligence. South China Morning Post, 21 May, 2016, 9:50pm
<< Economists have issued dire warnings about how automation will affect the job market, with one report, from consultants Deloitte in partnership with Oxford University, suggesting that 35% of jobs were at risk over the next 20 years. Former McDonald's chief executive Ed Rensi recently told the US's Fox Business programme minimum-wage increase to $15 an hour would make companies consider robot workers. "It's cheaper to buy a $35,000 robotic arm than it is to hire an employee who is inefficient, making $15 an hour bagging French fries" he said >>
Jane Wakefield. Foxconn replaces '60,000 factory workers with robots. Technology reporter, 25 May 2016
FonT: tempo addietro avevo letto (e sentito) diverse opinioni che escludevano senz'altro l'uso di bot nella produzione industriale in Asia in generale e in Cina in particolare ... costo del lavoro basso, percio' uso di automazione industriale "assolutamente" non conveniente ...