Replaced by robots they built unknowingly causing their own job loss. Even the older workers “loved” the robots, presumably before receiving their robo-signed pink slips. Rumors that government workers at the local unemployment and job retraining center were next in line for robotic job replacement had not yet been confirmed by Baxter, the robotic investigative reporter.
Atlantic Monthly’s robotic website weighs in on the Pac Man of unemployment:
Rep Rap 3D printer robot builds itself, then builds itself a house in the neighborhood.