3D printing, AI robots, machine learning and nanotech to lead to 5 mln less jobs by 2020

Jan 18, 2016 | By Kira A recent report by the World Economic Forum (WEF) has predicted that the so-called Fourth Industrial Revolution, characterized by the rise of 3D printing and additive manufacturing, robotics, nanotechnology, artificial intelligence, machine learning and biotechnology, will lead to over five million human jobs being eliminated within the next four years across 15 of the world’s most powerful countries, with office and admin roles—primarily held by women—set to be hit the hardest. Klaus Schwab, founder of the WEF The report, titled The Future of Jobs, was prepared by WEF founder Klaus Schwab and managing board member Richard Samans ahead of the WEF’s annual meeting being held in Davos, Switzerland this week. The comprehensive 167-page document calls for “urgent and targeted action today” on behalf of government…


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