Humans Need Not Apply

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Abdul Alhazred
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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Feb 25, 2019 12:51 pm

It's been a while, but IIRC that's the back story to Harlan Ellison's I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream.
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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

Post by Witness » Tue Feb 26, 2019 3:39 am

PepsiCo is laying off corporate employees as the company commits to millions of dollars in severance pay, restructuring, and 'relentlessly automating'
  • PepsiCo has kicked off a round of layoffs affecting employees in several offices, two people who were laid off by the company told Business Insider.
  • The company announced in a quarterly earnings call last week that it expected to incur $2.5 billion in restructuring costs through 2023, with 70% of charges linked to severance and other employee costs.
  • Roughly $800 million of the $2.5 billion is expected to affect 2019 results.
  • PepsiCo also recently announced plans to restructure the organization and "relentlessly" invest in automation.
https://www.businessinsider.com/pepsico ... &r=US&IR=T