When Democratic candidate for governor Steve Farley said that “driver” is the #1 most threatened job, I made a mental note.
Today’s New York Times article about The Real Threat of Artificial Intelligence fleshed out his thought for me. Modern technology dooms the following jobs:
customer service rep
This is because computers, machines, and robots can do these jobs better than humans. If this is your source of income, start training for something else now.
Jobs with a future involve “people skills.” This is because artificial intelligence lacks the ability. Modern technology creates demand for the following jobs:
“service job of love” — sponsor at Alcoholics Anonymous (non-paying job)
For the details, read Farley Kicks Off Bid for Governor with 3-Point Plan for Education.
If you drive on Tucson roads, you will be interested to know that 24 percent more people were killed last year in Pima County.
Prominent among the dead are:
vehicle drivers (as opposed to passengers)
people not using seat belts
If this describes you, you may die on the road in 2017.
I can’t wait for my self-driving car, which will eliminate these demographic hazards. I want to dial in my destination and read a magazine on the way. Until this happens, I am chastened by reading
Scarlett remembers that horrible day when she got the phone call that her son had been killed by a drunk driver who was going the wrong way on the Loop 303.
US Supreme Court
Finally, Justice Kennedy may step down on Monday and there is no worse time for this to happen.
It would open the door up for nominees like Robert Bork, racist Kentucky lawyer John Bush (who equated slavery with abortion) or would-be federal judge Damien Schiff, who says anti-bullying laws are “teaching ‘gayness.'”
Hell is on our doorstep, and it’s only as far as the “on” button on a TV remote.
Neophyte Billy Kovacs launches his bid for Congress on Tuesday, June 27 at 5:30. He offers a New Voice…New Direction…New Generation of Leadership! Interestingly, it is taking place at a bar on N 6th Ave. What does alcohol have to do with it?
After that event, I must go to the Legislative District 9 meeting of precinct committeemen. It is at 6:30 pm, 10 minutes away at the Water of Life Metropolitan Community Church.