Canadian Businesses and Technology

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Canadian Businesses and Technology

Technological changes today, and in the near future, will be the

greatest influence on Business as we know it. With the development of

computers and robots, the requirements for many industries will fill up

extremely quickly. By having machines to perform complex and monotonous

operations by humans, industries will seek out their aid and most likely

affect the emplyoment rate both ways. There is no question that many

individuals will lose their jobs but at the same time new options will

arise. An example would be the development of the Telstat

Telecommunications satellite which opened the door for many unemployed

citizens who possessed the key ingredient to hold down such a job. This

ingredient would be based upon Toffler's thesis that information is the

most valuable aspect our lives and that wealth is insignificant compared to

the rewards of knowledge. There is an abudance of positions available to

Canadians that cannot be completed by computers (at least, for the time

being) and therefore, our standard of living and qualit...

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