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    Thousands of workers in this factory assembling and testing fiber optic systems. In many places of the Chinese economy, human labor replaces automation (in contrast to Japan, for example).

    Automatt, ken mccown, Eric Rolph, and 70 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. borealnz 89 months ago | reply

      I can't say I would like their job! Interesting capture though.

      Thanks for sharing in our "In a Row" theme at
      The World Through My Eyes

    2. Krakras [deleted] 89 months ago | reply

    3. lutrasimilis 89 months ago | reply

      Well, consider that fiber optic system might be part of why the internet is working right now so that I can kill time on Flcikr ..... salute! to these workers. XD They should give them better chairs though; those don't look very comfortable for long shifts.
      "In a Row" theme at The World Through My Eyes

    4. eba317 88 months ago | reply

      So interesting!!!

    5. bom_de_ver 88 months ago | reply

      1ST PLACE

      Congratulations on winning 1st Place in the Contest: Jobs, in the Themed Contests Group!

    6. photojennic 88 months ago | reply

      A great photo and a worthy winner!

    7. david55king 77 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Employment - People at Work, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

    8. born1945 72 months ago | reply

      Reminds me of the English cotton mills of the 1800s.

    9. eFiberTools 69 months ago | reply

      I have a picture like this of the inside of the Jilong fiber optic plant in China. Looks similar.

    10. sudergal 68 months ago | reply

      Oh my! This does not look like fun!

    11. Deadhead Daisy 66 months ago | reply

      Thank you for sharing!

    12. KMorhart 63 months ago | reply

      Congratulations! This image won SECOND place in the contest "WORK"
      Winner's Circle - 5 Contests At All Times!

    13. warem2144430 63 months ago | reply

      en, nice shot

    14. Mat McDermott 58 months ago | reply

      Hi, I've used this photo in this blog post on TreeHugger. Thanks for making it available under Creative Commons.

    15. jurvetson 49 months ago | reply

      Just noticed that this photo is used on p.229 of the NeoPhotonics S-1 filing with the SEC for their IPO

    16. Hope to Prosper 37 months ago | reply

      Thanks for the use of your image.

      I posted it on my blog in a story about American workers.

      I provided attribution and linked back to your photostream.



    17. katy-kat1 34 months ago | reply

      Je trouve que ça fait un peu peur, ce type de photos ! Tableau végétal

    18. aloeverausa 23 months ago | reply

      great picture!

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