WEB Notes: There is no “if” about it. Automation is happening more and more with each passing day. It is a simple fact, this is occurring and has been occurring for sometime now. With computers and robots multiple jobs can be combined into a process or task carried out with no interaction required by a person…

In the video below it points out from 2000 to 2010 automation replaced around 88% of “lost” manufacturing jobs.

In just 10 years and what exactly does “lost” mean? Replaced?

As many as 800 million workers worldwide may lose their jobs to robots and automation by 2030, equivalent to more than a fifth of today’s global labor force.

That’s according to a new report covering 46 nations and more than 800 occupations by the research arm of McKinsey & Co.

The consulting company said Wednesday that both developed and emerging countries will be impacted. Machine operators, fast-food workers and back-office employees are among those who will be most affected if automation spreads quickly through the workplace.

Source: Robots Are Coming for Jobs of as Many as 800 Million Worldwide


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