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Automation in the Workplace

It might be hard to believe that 50% of all of the current workers in the workforce to today will be given pink slips sometime in the next 20 years because their jobs will be eliminated. The same worker shift happened, albeit a bit slower with the industrial revolution in the early 19th century. Two hundred years ago, 70 percent of American workers lived on the farm. Today automation has eliminated all but 1 percent of their jobs, replacing them (and their work animals) with machines.

Machines can do some surprising things. But what you really want to know is this: Will your job be around in the future? Thanks to NPR we have the “definitive” guide.

Check out the future of you job via this link: Will Your Job Be Done By A Machine?

Humans Need Not Apply

Check out this insightful video: CGP Grey explains in YouTube ‘Humans Need Not Apply’

According to MIT researcher Matt Beane, we don’t have a good handle on these new changes. “The end game scenarios seem kind of severe. From here on in, it’s really, really, really going to change and it’s going to change faster than we can handle.”

Maybe. So of this new technology may in fact help us make these changes faster than ever.

All of the new technology demands more power or electricity. For the most part it’s something most of us humans have been ignoring. But the increasing demands and the shrinking availability and environmental impacts of fossil fuels require new alternatives.

What new things are robots doing? Check out the current trends at this site: The Robot Report

Does all of this sound like science fiction? Well did you know that Stephen Hawking fears robots could take over the work in 100 years?

Read more here: Robots Take Over

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