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Title: Strip 12 - The Future of Employment - Part 1 of 2
Post by: Medeksza on August 01, 2014, 07:08:33 am
Continuing on the last comic's theme:
Automation and AI tech will affect a lot more than just minimum wage fast food jobs. A recent Oxford study identified that 702 positions or close to half of the entire US workforce could be replaced by computers and robots over the next couple decades. (http://artificial-intelligence.com/comic/12)

The Future of Employment - Part 1 of 2 (Comic #12) (http://artificial-intelligence.com/comic/12)

(http://comic.artificial-intelligence.com/ai-comics-0012.png)

References
Bloomberg: Your Job Taught to Machines Puts Half U.S. Work at Risk (http://"http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-03-12/your-job-taught-to-machines-puts-half-u-s-work-at-risk.html")
Oxford Study: The Future of Employment: How Susceptible are Jobs to Computerisation? (http://"http://www.oxfordmartin.ox.ac.uk/downloads/academic/The_Future_of_Employment.pdf")
Title: Re: Strip 12 - The Future of Employment - Part 1 of 2
Post by: freddy888 on August 01, 2014, 07:45:53 am
Well I am at least glad the bankers might be replaced. Like it.
Title: Re: Strip 12 - The Future of Employment - Part 1 of 2
Post by: tiger8u2 on August 01, 2014, 04:31:33 pm
It seems we may be forced to try and make the Venus Project work if the wage slave no longer exists.

http://www.thevenusproject.com/
Title: Re: Strip 12 - The Future of Employment - Part 1 of 2
Post by: Will and Mr Data :) :] on August 04, 2014, 10:45:52 pm
it would be nice to think nobody shall be left out in the cold.