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Japanese company replaces office workers with artificial intelligence
Insurance firm Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance is making 34 employees redundant and replacing them with IBM’s Watson Explorer AI
By Justin McCurry

Justin McCurry in Tokyo Thursday 5 January 2017 09.57 GMT Last modified on Thursday 5 January 2017 17.16 GMT View more sharing options Shares 10k A future in which human workers are replaced by machines is about to become a reality at an insurance firm in Japan, where more than 30 employees are being laid off and replaced with an artificial intelligence system that can calculate payouts to policyholders.


*opens up rural/ag subhood of Needham Hills because it’s up in the rotation*

*thinks, “Oh hey, I think I’ll add a few trees here and there before I open up a household.”* (Because it was just a mostly-flat place with some lots and a few deco ponds.)

Six hours later…

Well, at least I added trees. And too many windmills. And random silos. And a mountain range. And a waterfall. And a rather large river system. And the playable area is no longer flat. And it’s not even done because now I need to lower/flatten the terrain behind the “mountains” so that it isn’t higher than the mountains. Plus there’s still some smoothing to be done where I totally ripped apart the terrain…

Me + modify neighborhood terrain cheat = Danger.

hey fellas so i’m like an Unemployed College Kid rn and i was wondering if anyone would be willing to buy bucky bears if i made them

(i say that bc i already have a pattern to work with and it wont take a lot of time to modify)

this is my last sewing project and this is the simplistic thing i’m currently working on (though its on a backburner because figuring his stuff out takes a lot of time and i’m prioritizing school)