Warning: robots ahead. Exercise caution. And, just in case, polish up that resume.
Once only futuristic elements of popular culture, robotics and cutting edge automation are now welcomed realities in the American economy. For employers, that is. But what will be their effect upon jobs? Some fear workers will be sacrificed on the altar of efficiency, replaced with quieter, subservient, more diligent units which don’t start unions, clock in late, file workers’ comp claims, or take vacations.
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From July through October of 1940, waves of German and Royal Air Force planes battled to the death in the skies above Great Britain, raining fire and destruction upon cities and towns, and challenging each other in skilled ferocity.
Continue reading V-12s
The Bushwhackers, Confederate sympathizers also known as the Mason and Henry Gang, had one stated goal: kill every Union man from Kern County to San Francisco, thereby eliminating any opposition to making California an independent republic.
Continue reading Kern County Shapers
Lost in all of the concern over regular jobs is the fact that many labor, often obscurely, at jobs most of us don’t know about. Kern County has its share of those jobs…
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Lions, tigers, and bears; this local conservation group has traversed the world in order to bring us these animals. Oh, my!
Continue reading The Safari Club