Letters, Dec. 29, 1980

Age of Robots

To the Editors:

"The Robot Revolution" [Dec. 8] graphically illustrates a couple of phenomenal achievements—microcomputers and computer imaging—that came out of the space program. Americans who have been grumbling for years that the only thing we got out of the space program was a bunch of rocks should have their calculators repossessed.

Jim Wood Lumberton, N.C.

The ultimate insult to the blue-collar workers standing in long lines at the unemployment office will be a Civil Service robot electronically reporting, "Your claim has run out, run out, run out..."

James M. Kahn Portland, Ore.

One area where robots could free humans from a task that...

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