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Friday, April 12, 2002 Volume 67, Issue 129



Towers, maximum-security prison

I have suddenly become aware of certain issues that I, as a student of this University and a resident of the Moody Towers, feel must be addressed.

Machines steal jobs from humans

I went to the grocery store yesterday and saw something slightly horrible. I saw the future of this technology-reliant society. What started me thinking
about this was the automated checkout lanes where customers check out their own groceries. There were four of these machines and only two real
live people working the other lanes. On that particular evening, Kroger was employing more machines than people. Maybe The Matrix isn't as farfetched
as we think.


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