|Alan Turing 1912-1954. Inventor of computers.|
Solved ENIGMA in WW2, saving thousands of lives
My forecast, holding in mind the Wall Street /City scandals and shambles and the 1.3 million financial services jobs in the UK, is that (responsibly globally managed) computers will rapidly replace all the world’s Bob Diamonds and 80% of the workforce. Of all human activities, bookkeeping, adding up and taking away – with a bit of multiplication and division – is the easiest occupation to transfer en-masse to computers. The hugely expensive Luddites and the gluttonous Beasts will have to give up their comfortable, useless, tapeworm livelihoods and their costly, idiotic, current privileged stranglehold on the Money-Economy. They'd all enjoy living and indulging in unregulated gambling on Rockall, I imagine.
The qualities of Alan Turing and
Silicon Valley will triumph – soon.