Jobs Are Going Extinct. But That Doesn’t Mean We Have To.

 

Feb 13 2018 – Jolene Creighton – Futurism

If you work in an ad agency, a robot is probably going to take your job. If you drive a taxi, or work for a ride-hailing service like Uber, a robot is definitely going to take your job — and will probably do so in the next couple of years. If robot autonomy doesn’t take your job (but just an FYI, it probably will) you are going to get paid less because of a robot.

How Automation Will Change Work, Purpose, and Meaning

 

Jan 11 2018 – Robert C. Wolcott – Harvard Business Review

The promise of AI and automation raises new questions about the role of work in our lives. Most of us will remain focused for decades to come on activities of physical or financial production, but as technology provides services and goods at ever-lower cost, human beings will be compelled to discover new roles — roles that aren’t necessarily tied to how we conceive of work today.

11/29/17 – Axios Future of Work

 

Nov 29 2017 – Steve LeVine – Axios

We know that automation is wiping out whole occupations, but are leading experts correct that the unemployed will eventually shift into new professions created by the vibrant economy? And if so, what are some of these new jobs?