The Jetsons imagined a futuristic world where a typical work week was a single hour, two days a week. Technology took care of the rest for George Jetson and his co-workers – representing the great hope that technology would make human lives easier. But the animated series also foreshadowed a longstanding fear about automation: that it would inevitably steal human jobs and leave people struggling to find work in a technological world.
"Machine-Proof Your Career,"
Linfield Magazine: Vol. 14
, Article 7.
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