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Robots Won't Take Your Job, But They've Probably Already Changed It

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What counts as a robot

When we're talking about robots taking people's jobs, we're speaking of automation.

Mechanical automation, like car assembly lines, has been around for a while.

Software automation, also known as process or work automation, involves using code to automate tasks that huma...

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Low-skill jobs, where 70% of the responsibilities are predictable physical and cognitive tasks, are straightforward to automate, especially as automation technology becomes cheaper than paying a human to do the same job.

  • Outside an office environment: The jobs that will be affec...

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Complex tasks that require creativity and other forms of higher-order thinking are very difficult to automate. The reason is that you need cognitive technology like AI (artificial intelligence) and automation together. At this point, AI is still limited.

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What AI lacks

Artificial Intelligence lacks social intelligence and human warmth. 

  • There are concerns if AI can make ethically appropriate decisions.
  • Concerns about

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If you think about it, your job has probably already changed. You're not doing everything by hand. In terms of scale, the changes society experience now are similar to about 100 years ago, at the start of industrialization.

Many jobs now focus more on creativity, decision-making and other f...

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Your work is likely to be less repetitive.

  • By 2022, 62% (compared to 46% today) of an average business's data processing, information search, and information transmi...

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In advanced economies, up to a third of the workforce might need to learn new skills and find new occupations by 2030.

To avoid being out of work later, it is best to start upskilling now:

  • Get better at working with data
  • Learn a programming language
  • Keep up with t...

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