By Felix Omondi
All indications point to a future where the industrialized countries like the United States will no longer need to outsource jobs as massively as they have been doing. All that jobs could be done in their home countries at a fraction of the cost of labor both locally and overseas. That would be all thanks to robots and artificial intelligence taking over manual labor.
But don’t take my word for it! A report by the London-based research institute, which has already sounded the alarm over widespread adoption of automation, robotics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. Such development will cause widespread loss of jobs in developing countries where the population will be even higher when such technology will be plausible on broad scale level.
When you think of the evil robot, you imagine the Terminator movie where the robots conspire to end the human race in a bloody fight; Armageddon. Well, things might not be that dramatic, but there is no denying, people doing manual jobs (the bulk of the people in the job market) will be first in line to lose their livelihood to the machines.
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