Humans Need Not Apply

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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

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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Mar 31, 2019 12:36 pm

Image "If I turn in a sicko, will I get a reward?"

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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

Post by Doctor X » Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:37 am

Did we really need another sequel to The Human Centipede?

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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

Post by Grammatron » Wed Apr 17, 2019 6:36 pm

Well this one isn't human

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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

Post by Pyrrho » Sun May 05, 2019 1:05 am


The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun May 05, 2019 1:23 am

:figamagee: to that kid.
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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

Post by sparks » Sun May 05, 2019 3:09 am

That's hilarious. Probably gets old real quick too.
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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon May 06, 2019 12:22 pm

Image Wake me up when they can do that without humans in the mix.
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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

Post by sparks » Mon May 06, 2019 12:29 pm

And check out the hoy-hoy keyboard.

Why, back in my day.....(yea, right.)
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