Episode of Series “The Work that was”.
One of a 3 part series on unemployment in Australia, presented by Keith Windschuttle. Examines the role of new technology in displacing people from traditional jobs. Shows how silicon chips are made, and their current and future applications in traditionally labour intensive areas such as retailing, banking and office work. Looks at the possible social effects of technological change in the context of Australia’s economic system.
Australian Broadcasting Commission