Headed to Burnley today, it's in a similar condition to Rochdale and other deprived northern towns and it got me thinking about that Gibson quote: "The future is already here – it’s just not very evenly distributed". The life in these towns is how everywhere will be very soon, that's the future. The shops that are open consist of a few chain stores, second-hand gadget shops where people sell gear out of desperation, a few bookies and pubs. At least half the shops are vacant.
It's looking likely there'll be no 'great adjustment' when that post-war generation dies off. Things are just going to get bad very quickly for the vast majority of people.
You don't need to worry about robots taking your job, there won't be any robots. There won't be any jobs either though.
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