CHAPTER 1

Introduction

Some of the greatest minds of the century have predicted that up to at least 80 percent, if not more, of the world’s workforce will be replaced by computers, robots, or artificial intelligence lumped together as AI, the only uncertainty being the time frame. The average prediction appears to be about 30 years for most jobs to be replaced, but many believe it will be sooner. This covers with a broad and daily expanding brush, the way new technology is replacing jobs as are currently defined and looks at the period over which this will likely occur. It looks at what AI might contribute toward formulation of new jobs even in the face of the changing climate. The focus is not so much about listing which jobs are on the way ...

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