Jobs that became a thing of the past in 2011

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The Postal Service has considered canceling Saturday delivery, closing post offices and laying off some of its 280,000 workers.

The newest generation of of tech-savvy workers grew up hearing that the jobs they would hold as adults hadn’t even been invented yet. No one mentioned that the jobs they had come to think of as permanent might become a thing of the past.

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Addressing the Problem of Addresses

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Futurist Thomas Frey:  When Hurricane Katrina hit the city of New Orleans the US Post Office was faced with a major dilemma. For countless centuries, the modus operandi for the post office was to deliver mail to a location, and the individuals who lived at that location would stop by and pick up their mail. But following the hurricane, the floods had destroyed all of the “locations”.

 

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