Source: PC World
quote: The lack of compassion is where you are so cool with this guy replacing a large portion of his 100,000 thinking and reasoning employees with robots
quote: Machines require energy to run which costs more money. Machines require maintenance and trained technicians. Machines pollute the environment in a country that is already the highest polluter in the world.
quote: I think you are on the right track Reclaimer -- tell Apple to stuff their iPads up their poop-chutes sideways.
quote: You want to do something about how Foxconn treats its people?
quote: I don't see why I should be forced into the position that if one concedes automation makes sense, he's a big old evil person lacking in compassion. Come on, that's ridiculous!...to hell with you, sir.
quote: The car you drive, assuming you own one, was also made mostly with automated robots. OMG, why aren't you riding a bike? Where's your compassion!!!???
quote: uhh "facts"? Machines don't eat food. They don't crap thousands of pounds of fecal matter into the sewage systems. They don't drive cars, etc etc etc. I'm pretty sure all told, these machines have FAR less of an ecological footprint than your average person.
quote: I have not contributed one solitary dollar to Apple over the course of my entire lifetime. Fact. So I'm right there with you here.
quote: Honestly? Not really. I have my own problems, and my country has it's own problems. And I'm sorry that some people in China have it bad, but there's just nothing I can do about it beyond boycotting Apple.
quote: I don't feel that makes me a bad person, sorry. I'm not Bill Gates. What do you want from me?