Originally Posted By: Greger
Did you know that Marx even predicted AI and advanced robots?

Once adopted into the production process of capital, the means of labour passes through different metamorphoses, whose culmination is the automatic system of machinery set in motion by an automaton, a moving power that moves itself; this automaton consisting of numerous mechanical and intellectual organs, so that the workers themselves are cast merely as its conscious linkages. More

Oh I'm sure a gazillion people have been steadily predicting it forever, but when it's Marx, people jump up and point at him.
Walt Disney predicted it, Jules Verne predicted it, Elon Musk has been predicting it since his fourteenth birthday.

It's just that, in the last two or three years, we're now starting to see the actual nuts and bolts that make it tick.

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