Technology

The Wall Street Journal-March 30–31, 2019

In a WeWork world, it’s hard to find an office buddy..

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It’s unlikely that you’ll ever score
A “friend” in a revolving door.

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AP – March  4, 2019

Robots aren’t replacing everyone, but a quarter of U.S. jobs will be severely disrupted as artificial intelligence accelerates the automation of existing work, according to a new Brookings Institution report.

Future jobs? There’ll be a boom in
Jobs NOT requiring a human.
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The Wall Street Journal – February 5, 2019

Super Bowl advertisers with commercials featuring robots and key parts … a creative trend that reflects the mood and  anxieties of a society confronted with new, life – altering technology and artificial intelligence.

I wasn’t “bowled over” by ad robots.

Personally, I’d prefer there were  NO-bots.

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Yahoo Finance – January 29, 2013

Some efforts include downsizing U.S. manufacturing capacity, investing more in R&D to develop new electric bikes and revamping its marketing messages to target younger

“Snarl and fart” and “vroom” and their macho like,
Doomed by the meek and mild electric bike.

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The Wall Street Journal – December 28, 2018

Juul says its products are designed to help adults cigarette smokers switch to a less – harmful way to inhale nicotine, but the company’s own research shows its  sleek device has hooked many people who have never smoked or who had quit smoking.

Chewed, smoked, NOW vaped – demand’s still keen,
For good old-fashioned nicotine.

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