Category Archives: Jobs

Jobs Displaced by AI and Automation

You will find more statistics at Statista McKinsey Global Institute’s latest report, Jobs lost, jobs gained: Workforce transitions in a time of automation (PDF–5MB), assesses the number and types of jobs that might be created under different scenarios through 2030 … Continue reading

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Deep Learning, Not AI, Most Effective Term in Job Listings

Textio: These phrases appear to be following the pattern of big data before them. As AI language has become more common in job ads, the less interesting it has become to potential job applicants. No surprise: when everyone is using the same language, … Continue reading

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AI and Automation Creating and Destroying Jobs

Greg Ip: History and economics show that when an input such as energy, communication or calculation becomes cheaper, we find many more uses for it. Some jobs become superfluous, but others more valuable, and brand new ones spring into existence. Why … Continue reading

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Which Jobs will be Lost to Automation?

Source: Visual Capitalist

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The AI and Automation Buzz

CB Insights: Media buzz around AI, robotics, and automation increased significantly towards the end of 2016. JP Gownder, Forrester: The forward march of automation technologies — which include hardware (e.g. robots, digital kiosks), software (e.g. AI), and customer self-service (e.g. … Continue reading

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Could AI Do Your Job?

MGI: Overall, we estimate that about half of the activities that people are paid almost $15 trillion to do in the global economy have the potential to be automated by adapting currently demonstrated technology… All occupations will be affected. Only … Continue reading

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The Impact of Technology on Jobs

NPR Planet Money via Visual Capitalist: There were 10 million farmers in America in the early 20th century. Now there’s closer to one million, and yet those farmers produce way more food. Technology may have “killed off” the majority of … Continue reading

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