What was regarded science fiction only a few years back is fast becoming present day reality. Augmented reality glasses, smart watches, virtual assistants that can recognize speech . . . who would have thought? And now we're on the verge of driverless cars, which Nissan declared it will have on the roads by 2020.
Not long ago experts believed that these capabilities would only appear in the distant future. But, major new advancements in artificial intelligence and machine learning in recent years have changed basic assumptions about what computers can and cannot do.
While the tech-savvy office worker isn't going to be threatened with layoffs anytime soon, it is worth highlighting those jobs that are becoming obsolete and likely to be gone in the next 20 years.
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