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During the Great Depression, many argued that displacement by advancing technology was the root cause of unemployment. This video shows an excerpt of a film designed to convince people that technology was job-creating. It comes from a longer film whose plot involves a family that goes to the 1939 World’s Fair in New York. The daughter is engaged to a down-to-Earth engineer but is temporarily smitten by a left-wing, modern artist. The two debate the technology-jobs issue in this scene.
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Goodbye Steve Jobs: to.pbs.org Late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was remembered Thursday as being one the of world’s greatest innovators. Jeffrey Brown discusses his life and work with Google’s Vint Cerf, Boing Boing’s Xeni Jardin and AOL co-founder Steve Case.
Video Rating: 5 / 5