Think You’re Important At Work? A Robot Could Probably Do Your Job Today

Over the last few years, we’ve heard a lot about how artificial intelligence could put large numbers of people out of work. An often-cited study from Oxford University found that 47% of jobs in America are at “high risk of computerization” in the next 20 years. And more recent research from Forrester predicts a net loss of 9.1 million jobs in the next decade. A new McKinsey report sees things slightly differently. Yes, advances in AI and the like will cause a big wave of automation, it says. But it won’t necessarily lead to job losses. Rather, many jobs will be redefined by technology, with the boring, rote stuff done by computers, and the exciting, creative stuff done by humans. The research says 45% of paid activities could be automated…


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