The Canadian automation controversy, 1955-1969.

Pamela. Roper
"The Canadian Automation Controversy 1955-1969", examines the era in which Canadians confronted the prospect of "thinking machines" replacing human labour. The automation controversy arose because workers, threatened by the thought of computer-controlled machines replacing people, and business owners, excited by the prospects of lower production costs and increased productivity, sought in each their own way to control the pace and impact of technological change. The issues generating the controversy--how to and who should direct society's...
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