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Monday, September 16, 2013

Report Suggests Nearly Half of U.S. Jobs Are Vulnerable To Computerization

Oxford researchers say that 45 percent of America’s occupations will be automated within the next 20 years.
Rapid advances in technology have long represented a serious potential threat to many jobsordinarily performed by people.

A recent report (which is not online, but summarized here) from the Oxford Martin School’sProgramme on the Impacts of Future Technology attempts to quantify the extent of that threat. It concludes that 45 percent of American jobs are at high risk of being taken by computers within the next two decades.


Anonymous said...

It doesn't matter, the 45% will more than likely lean towards handouts and entitlements any way.

Anonymous said...

And where will we be when the grid goes down and the computers cannot talk to us? No wonder Johnny cannot add or read or think for himself. OMG I lost my phone!!!

Anonymous said...

I have no doubt that this is true...and sadly...the other half will be given away to illegals...the situation is very very sad