The robots are coming, and they’re going to steal your job.
That’s what technophobes will tell you – but a new algorithm calculator is able to estimate the precise likelihood of your job becoming automated in the next 20 years.
The calculator was created by NPR after they used Oxford University research and other key factors including the amount of negotiation in a role, to provide an apparently accurate prediction of whether powerful cyborgs will start stealing employment.
But there’s no need to worry about your job being threatened if you’re a mental health worker, as that’s the hardest job that robots would be able to do – with just a 0.3 chance of robot takeover.
It’s hardly surprising – but low-skill jobs are most… Read the full story