People Still Needed, But In Different Ways

Robot with penThe current team may be short-lived.

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.