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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
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
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