Countering the modern luddite impulse

  • Lehman T
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Abstract

The article talks about the fear of job loss secondary to increased technology in the workplace and the modern Luddite philosophy. Topics include the Luddite uprising in British textile factories two centuries ago, media hyperbole depicting worker displacement due to the rapid advance of technology, and the shift to an information economy and the "Internet Age." Other topics include robotics and automated production machinery and their role in the "end of work" and Luddite fallacies.

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  • SCOPUS: 2-s2.0-84946564461
  • ISSN: 10861653
  • SGR: 84946564461
  • PUI: 606851108

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  • Tom Lehman

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