35% of UK jobs are at risk of being automated over the next two decades

35% of UK jobs are at risk of being automated over the next two decadesAccording to Oxford University, in the years ahead, millions of jobs in sectors such as accounting and auditing will be replaced with machines that can so the same tasks much more cheaply and effectively than human workers - without requiring salaries,... Continue Reading →

Safe jobs in 21st century are among three bottlenecks to automation: creativity, social intelligence, and the…

Safe jobs in 21st century are among three bottlenecks to automation: creativity, social intelligence, and the ability to interact with complex objects and environmentsThe digital age is set to cause more upheaval than previous technological revolutions because change is happening faster than ever before and is fundamentally altering the way we live and work. Technology... Continue Reading →

Robots may take our jobs, but they bring us freedom as well

Robots may take our jobs, but they bring us freedom as wellThe robots and software applications we are building to take away jobs are simply not something we can or should attempt to compete against. We won't win.However, as human beings, we can evolve and be happier and more fulfilled than we've ever been before.... Continue Reading →

Places that have specialised in creative work are most likely to prosper in the 21st century

Places that have specialised in creative work are most likely to prosper in the 21st centuryThe chance of finding yourself replaced by a robot varies depending on where you work, the field you work in, and how much you earn (factors that are obviously linked)Across the whole UK, jobs paying less than £30,000 ($48,000) are... Continue Reading →

Robots and the corporations have been taking our jobs for years, and they’re going to take a lot more soon

Robots and the corporations have been taking our jobs for years, and they're going to take a lot more soonClearly, many of robotics and automation technologies are ways off from mass adoption. But they're there, and if they become cost effective—for giant retailers or fast food chains or the inevitable robo-lawn care multinational—another slice of... Continue Reading →

We are in for a great disruption and those most disrupted will be the middle and working classes

We are in for a great disruption and those most disrupted will be the middle and working classesJobs have been created — but many, in the service sector, are both insecure or what the academic-activist David Graeber calls “bullshit jobs” — jobs which give neither pleasure to their holders nor benefit to society. More, the... Continue Reading →

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