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Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Robots Raise Fears Of Younger Workers

Young Workers Fear The Rise Of The Robots (+Video)

Young people reveal fears of being made redundant by machines, as world leaders prepare to discuss 'Fourth Industrial Revolution'.

SkyNews | January 18, 2016

Nearly half of young people fear they will be replaced by machines at work within a decade, according to survey.
The research by software provider Infosys, which also found many people believed their education failed to prepare them for their jobs, as a report by ICM Unlimited said labour market changes, including increasing use of robots and artificial intelligence, would result in the loss of 5.1 million jobs in five years.
Some 80% of those questioned by Infosys said they constantly needed to learn new skills to survive in the face of rapid technological change.

Robots at the Italian Institute of Technology

<more at; related links: (+Video) (Robot Revolution: 40% Fear Wipeout By Machines. Robots will be "as important as the rise of homo sapiens", but can humans share the planet with super-intelligent machines? September 1, 2015) and (IT pros don’t fear rise of the robots. December 2015)>

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