Americans are in denial about robots coming to take their jobs
March 10, 2016 - Uncategorized
Americans can see the robot-job apocalypse coming, but they choose to be in deep denial about it.
About two-thirds of Americans expect that in 50 years robots will do “much of the work” currently done by humans, according to a newly released study from the Pew Research Center.
We’re not too worried about it tho. A whopping 80% of those surveyed by Pew said that they believe their job will exist in 50 years.
Despite our collective denial, the prospect of an increasingly automated society — think driverless cars, drone delivery and robots that can do manual labor — has caused serious concern about how people will make a living in the future. Read more…