Job Automation May Threaten Half of U.S. Workforce

Mobile robots and ‘smart’ computers — that learn on the job — make it likely that occupations employing about half of today's U.S. workers could be possible to automate in the next decade or two, according to an Oxford University study that estimated the probability of computerization of more than 700 occupations.

Sources: University of Oxford, Carl Benedikt Frey and Michael A. Osborne

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