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Impact of Robots and Computers on the Workforce of the 1980's. Hearings before the Subcommittee on General Oversight and the Economy of the Committee on Small Business. House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session (May 17 and 18, 1983).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Small Business. – 1983
This document is a transcript of a Congressional hearing held in May 1983 to discuss the impact of robots and computers on the work force of the 1980s. At the hearing, testimony was given and prepared statements were recorded from more than a dozen persons representing universities, technological industries, government and private agencies that…
Descriptors: Adults, Computers, Demand Occupations, Dislocated Workers
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Office of Science and Technology Policy, Washington, DC. – 1983
This report provides a comprehensive statement of the Reagan administration's science and technology (S/T) policy and priorities. The report is organized into three chapters. Chapter I discusses S/T and United States society and the United States S/T policy. Highlights of the 1982 accomplishments in implementing the policy and of the fiscal year…
Descriptors: Agriculture, Budgets, Energy, Federal Programs
High Technology and Its Benefits for an Aging Population. Hearing before the Select Committee on Aging, House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Aging. – 1984
Designed to assist the House Select Committee on Aging in determining how technology can be utilized to improve the quality of life for the older population both now and in the future, this hearing was convened for five specific reasons: (1) to identify applications of technology for the benefit of older persons and mechanisms for their…
Descriptors: Adult Programs, Aging (Individuals), Computer Literacy, Federal Legislation
The Impact of Robotics on Employment. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Economic Goals and Intergovernmental Policy of the Joint Economic Committee, Congress of the United States, Ninety-Eighth Congress. First Session.
Joint Economic Committee, Washington, DC. – 1983
This document is a transcript of a fact-finding hearing conducted to evaluate the prospective impact of robotics (the use of sophisticated programmable or computer-controlled robots to perform routine and repetitious tasks) on employment in this country. Testimony and prepared reports were given by John Andelin, assistant director of Science,…
Descriptors: Adults, Economic Development, Economic Factors, Education Work Relationship