AI, Robots to Eliminate 6 Percent of US Jobs by 2021, Report Says

Robots and AI’s will be taking over 6 percent of U.S. jobs in the next five years. Advertisement According to a report by market research company Forrester, cognitive technologies will start eliminating customer service and transportation jobs as early as 2021. Apart from these industries, the impact will also be felt in logistics and consumer services industries. The report further details that the disruption will affect mostly office and administrative support staff jobs. By 2025, 16 percent of jobs in the US will be replaced, but the loss will be cushioned by the creation of new jobs at an average of 9 percent, which means only 7 percent will be taken over by robots and AI’s. The 9 percent represents about 8.9 million new jobs in the U.S., which will consist…


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