By Rob Nixon
Around the world, technology is disrupting many jobs in many industries.
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Among jobs in the firing line include those that involve repetition, problem solving, information dissemination and data processing:
- If there is any type of human algorithm involved it can now be done by a computer or a robot.
- If there is manual data entry then much of that can be done by supercomputers with barcoding.
- If there is consistent repetition in the job in the future it can be done by software and supercomputers.
- If there is information dissemination involved then that can be done by the Internet and clever algorithms.