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Forget $15 Minimum Wage – Many Such Jobs Will Soon be Automated [VIDEO]

Virtually ignored by much of the media is the fact that technology is creeping up behind the $15 minimum wage movement, and if trends continue, will render it obsolete. It will be hard to pay somebody that kind of money when their job has been outsourced to a robot.

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Radio Shack at Columbia Center among closings
Radio Shack at Columbia Center among closings (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Will Columbia Center Radio Shack Re-Emerge as ‘Mini’ Sprint Store?

Last Thursday, RadioShack announced it is closing more than 2,400 stores after filing for bankruptcy. This will include the Columbia Center Mall location in Kennewick, and Valley Mall store in Union Gap outside of Yakima.

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Robot-technology expert says by 2029 "they" will be smarter than we are...
Robot-technology expert says by 2029 "they" will be smarter than we are... (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
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Google Expert Says By 2029, Robots Will be Smarter Than We Are

With recent stories about the pending debut of completely automated burger-making machines,  robot butlers working in some California hotels, and drone technology,  we wondered - when will they 'take over?'

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Basin Disposal fleet
Basin Disposal fleet (Basin Disposal Website)
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Basin Disposal Converts Collection Trucks to Natural Gas Power

It's a revolutionary step for a major company, and could have significant positive impact on our economy.

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5 things you don't find on American cars anymore
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5 Things You Don’t Find in Cars Anymore – See If You Remember These!

Some folks aren't old enough to remember some of these,  others will surprise you.

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Tri-Cities Needs Solar Roadways – Must Watch [VIDEO]

Now this is an idea I can get behind.  Watch this video, this technology could change our future overnight.   So cool!

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New 3-D google inspired glasses contain facial recognition technology
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Facial Recognition “Glasses” Could Stop Crime Before it Happens

Remember the 2002 Tom Cruise movie "Minority Report?"   It' not quite there, but close.

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European Land Robot Trials ELROB 2010
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Robot Soldiers Coming to U.S. Army in Future? Could Replace Thousands of Troops (VIDEO)

Carbon-based life units could be diminishing in the military if this works out.

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Amazon’s Delivery Drones Are the Next Great Innovation in Shopping [VIDEO]

Amazon continues to change the retail landscape.

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Is technology making us less human?
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Technology Can Be “De-Humanizing”, Says New Poll – Are We Surprised?

Despite seemingly giving us so many more ways to stay "in-touch" with people,  a new survey says technology can actually cause us to feel further apart!

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