Rise Of The Machines: The Robots Are Coming

According to a group of accounting and consulting firms that just completed an analysis of the U.S. and world economy, we are on the verge of a major change in the worlds workforce. Their report says that within 15 years the U.S. could loose more than a third of its jobs not to foreign workers, but to automation and the use of robots. Countries like Britain, Germany and Japan, are facing only slightly smaller job losses from high tech advances.

The analysis emphasized that its estimates are based on the anticipated capabilities of robotics and artificial intelligence, but included an admission that no one is sure just what the direction and speed of developments new advances will take. The report says in the U.S., 38% of jobs could be at risk, compared…



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