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Gardeners will be back

Machine learning enabled by the ever increasing number-crunching power of computers, is a potentially stupendous breakthrough. That is why, by the year 2050, machines will take over much of the work of manufacturing and retail distribution. They can replace many white-collar jobs: routine legal work (such as conveyancing), accountacy, computer coding, medical diagnostics, and even surgery. Many "professionals" will find their hard-earned skills in less demand. In contrast, some skilled service-setor jobs -plumbing and gardening, for instance - require nonroutine interactions with the external world and so will be among the hardest jobs to automate.

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Cosmin Pop Farming is never coming back to human hands. Drop the cost of Boston dynamics' Spot to under $20k and make some small improvements to its arm and there are pretty much no tasks left that it can't do. Even 5 years from now I expect some copy cats to sell something similar to Spot for just a few thousands.
13 Jan 2020
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Living In The Now Once the robot revolution happens they will put humans back into work
28 Sep 2019
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Marriette Deckard Better start pouring more investment into trade schools!
14 Mar 2019
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