Computers have resulted in unemployment

Computers have resulted in unemployment


In the early days, computer was known to be a luxury but in today’s time computer is the need of the hour and has become a necessity.

For:

- Computers make jobs easy and hence replace manual work and effort for example firms use to hire stenographers and typist which do not carry any importance in today’s scenario.
- Computers have resulted in making human beings dependent
- Initially there were telephone operators for any kind of assistance needed by the people, but now with the advent of IVR system the telephone operators have gone out of business

Against:

- In the knowledge and IT industry computer is necessary and a must for progress
- If computers has taken off some people’s jobs but it has given new jobs as well to people for example, software or hardware engineers
- Computers cannot work in seclusion as most of the time it needs human assistance so they are enabling human effort as well
- At the end of the day computer is a machine and cannot overpower human effort

Conclusion:

- As it is said, every coin has two sides so does computers have, if at one end it is creating more job opportunities for people on the other hand it is also taking away human efforts and their jobs to make jobs simpler.
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  • RE: Computers have resulted in unemployment -christy (03/24/17)
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  • RE: Computers have resulted in unemployment -Angelo (07/08/16)
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  • RE: Computers have resulted in unemployment -nilesh (05/08/16)
  • I completed my BE mechanical and in mechanical field computer is powerful tool.
    There are many computer aided tool which are used in many MNC company's. These computer design software are very fast, accurate and able to do impossible task with in time limit. There are many engineering masterpiece which we can't imaging without the help of computer.
    so i think computer is need of today and upcoming generation and it a key of our brighter future
  • RE: Computers have resulted in unemployment -subrata dey (05/04/16)
  • No computers are not result in unemployment.Now a days computer has created many job. Able to us how a work can be done easily in short time.
  • RE: Computers have resulted in unemployment -Rishika Jalan (04/24/14)
  • I completely disagree with the statement that computers have resulted in unemployment. This is absolutely false. Earlier computers were viewed as a luxury factor but now it has become a necessity. One cannot imagine life without a computer. And at the end of the day computer is a machine which is made by humans. It cannot overpower humans at any cost. It just simplifies the work of man. With the help of a computer one can do a lot of work in little time and boring and hectic work can also be done on it easily. Computers have rather created many jobs for people though out. Professions like software engineers, graphic designers, digital marketers, etc are all jobs which have been created because of the invention of computers. The emergence of computers has resulted in a large number of skilled labor rather than unskilled labor. Thus it has reallocated work in the industries and has not resulted in unemployment.
  • RE: Computers have resulted in unemployment -Radhika (01/22/14)
  • Computer has rendered many people jobless but it has also given rise to a whole new IT sector where 90% of the engineering graduates are employed. Also advent of Computer has created various employment opportunities like software engineering , graphic designing, animation etc. . Computer has been a boon for India as it has made India a hot favourite destination for outsourcing.

  • RE: Computers have resulted in unemployment -Radhika (01/22/14)
  • Computer has rendered many people jobless but it has also given rise to a whole new IT sector where 90% of the engineering graduates are employed. Also advent of Computer has created various employment opportunities like software engineering , graphic designing, animation etc. . Computer has been a boon for India as it has made India a hot favourite destination for outsourcing.
  • RE: Computers have resulted in unemployment -Deepak (01/21/14)
  • .But computers make easy to our work, help us a lot.This increases the rate of work and the progress of country.
    If country will develop than the industrial area also raise, it mean employment raise.
  • RE: Computers have resulted in unemployment -Rajani Sharma (01/18/14)
  • For
    • Invention of computers has resulted in reduction in manual effort which has resulted in unemployment.

    • Now a single computer can perform a task of 10 people. Thus creating more unemployment.

    • Today people are more dependent on computers for every single task.

    • Computers are more reliable source when compared with human in terms of accuracy. Due to which more preference is given to computers.

    • Computers make it easier to produce more of better goods at lower costs and sell it to more widely distributed markets.

    Against
    • In some industries, like knowledge and service industry, computers are the necessity and are must for progress.

    • Computers are not the reason for unemployment, as computers are creating more job opportunities for people. It has become the major source of employment for people

    • Computers are making the jobs simpler for human beings.

    • Computers are just machines and cannot overpower human efforts as they cannot be operated in isolation.

    • By using the computers the time is used more effectively. Computers help us to become part of this technological era.

    • Computers are now able to do many boring and repetitive jobs earlier performed by people. Computerized production processes have also contributed to reducing the need for people to be exposed to health and accident hazards in manufacturing activities. In this way computers have also contributed to improvement in levels of wages and job satisfaction.