The Telegraph looks at a report by accountancy firm Deloitte which predicts that by 2035, automation would "liberate" humans from "repetitive and highly structured" jobs. Reportedly, this will mean that "800,000 to one million jobs would no longer be performed by humans."
Mark Carney, the Bank of England Governor, said last month that many of the jobs and industries we are now familiar with “will be gone tomorrow”. The rising speed of technological change threatens to make it difficult to choose a career, and for young people to plan their lives, he said.
During a commencement speech at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, the Governor said: “It is entirely unrealistic to map out the decades ahead.” He added that “many of the jobs and even the industries of today will be gone tomorrow”. As a result, Mr Carney advised graduates to be “flexible and adventurous”.
|"Paid work for human beings could become a lot scarcer -- and soon."|
|The rise of online dating will mean an overall decrease in commitment.|
|"This is the first time that Americans are going to be relatively worse off than their parents or grandparents in old age."|
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|"How the world will look in just a few years, once our cell phones become the keepers of both our money and identity."|
|“Recent advances in the field of artificial intelligence.”|
|“A two-legged robot created by Agility Robotics, designed to get your delivery from a car to your door.”|
|“Many [Silicon Valley] parents now have serious concerns about tech's impact on kids' psychological and social development.”|
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|“The company is losing billions, has essentially no underlying value, and its business could be hammered overnight.”|
|“A deep fake sex video emerges in a Google search of your name.”|
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|“Self-driving trucks will begin hauling mail between USPS facilities.”|
|“How these systems are being fused together to design new regimes of totalitarian surveillance and control.”|
|“Some of the things that I have to tell you might induce some feelings of anxiety.”|