The Robot Takeover

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Kaye Beach

Dec. 27, 2012

Yes.  Big changes are coming.  This is one of them.

From Wired.com Gadget Lab

Better Than Human

  • By Kevin Kelly
  • 12.24.12

It may be hard to believe, but before the end of this century, 70 percent of today’s occupations will likewise be replaced by automation. Yes, dear reader, even you will have your job taken away by machines. In other words, robot replacement is just a matter of time. This upheaval is being led by a second wave of automation, one that is centered on artificial cognition, cheap sensors, machine learning, and distributed smarts. This deep automation will touch all jobs, from manual labor to knowledge work.

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