The world if robots take our jobs

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Computers are taking on increasingly sophisticated tasks, a trend which will cost many people their jobs. With so much automation to come, how many humans will still be needed?


That’s an interesting subject and will become more and more important over the next few years… maybe faster than we expect it.


REPORT: Robots Will Take 38% Of US Jobs By 2030s

Robotics and artificial intelligence could affect almost a third of UK jobs by the 2030s, according to a study.

However, the report from accountancy firm PwC also predicted that the nature of some occupations would change rather than disappear.

It added that automation could create more wealth and additional jobs elsewhere in the economy…

Robotics and artificial intelligence could affect almost a third of UK jobs by the 2030s, according to a study.
However, the report from accountancy firm PwC also predicted that the nature of some occupations would change rather than disappear.
It added that automation could create more wealth and additional jobs elsewhere in the economy.
Jobs in manufacturing and retail were among the most at risk from the new technologies, the report said.
The study estimated that 30% of existing jobs in the UK were potentially at a high risk of automation, compared with 38% in the US, 35% in Germany and 21% in Japan.
John Hawksworth, chief economist at PwC, told the BBC that “more manual, routine jobs” which “can effectively be programmed” were the most at risk.
“Jobs where you’ve got more of a human touch, like health and education,” would be safer, he said.
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