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The age of automation : technical genius, social dilemma

Author: George M Hall
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work compares the advantages and disadvantages of the age of automation. It points out that the disadvantages can be seen as very serious. For example, fraud, job losses, a lowering of net  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hall, George M.
Age of automation.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1995
(OCoLC)747304636
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George M Hall
ISBN: 0275951944 9780275951948
OCLC Number: 31708942
Description: xii, 240 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The machine at the door --
Primer on automation --
The Frankenstein issue --
Impetus and the encompassing malaise --
Commercial applications --
Government and law enforcement applications --
Research opportunities --
Health care and education --
Ethical factors --Automation-related crime --
Socioeconomic issues --
Psychological dilemmas --
Economic countermeasures --
Reversal of psychological degradation.
Responsibility: George M. Hall.

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