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Peak Human

2015-09-25 17:57:41.868475+00 by Dan Lyke 1 comments

RT Eλf Sternberg ‏@elfsternberg:

The time of "peak horse" passed with the invention of the car. We're approaching the time of "peak human:" http://www.bradford-delong.com...owth-is-this-time-different.html

Just to get the title of that link in here: Technological Progress Anxiety: Thinking About "Peak Horse" and the Possibility of "Peak Human"

[ related topics: Automobiles Economics ]

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#Comment Re: Peak Human made: 2015-09-29 22:02:08.119916+00 by: ebradway

And this factor is offset only by the hope that our machines will reduce the market value of commodities faster than they reduce the value of the median worker's labor.

I think this started 20 or so years ago. Now "software developer" is one of the few jobs that pays a living wage in places like San Francisco.