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POLL: Man or Machine: Where do you put your money?

In an recent Twitter poll, the, asked a simple question:  Managers, if you had a choice between a skilled worker who was reliable and quick on their feet, or a shiny new piece of equipment, would you choose the hard-to-come-by skilled worker or the shiny new woodworking machine?   While respondents were small, the numbers were telling. With nearly 8 of 10 respondents responding that they would prefer a skilled worker over a new machine.