https://www.technologyreview.com/the-download/613166/15-million-jobs-in-the-uk-are-at-high-risk-of-being-automated/

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The country’s Office for National Statistics analyzed 20 million people’s jobs in 2017 and found that 7.4% of them were at high risk of being replaced by technology. Uneven impact: The ONS said that the most “at risk” groups were women, part-time workers, and young people. Its research found the most likely jobs to be automated were wait staff, then shelf stackers and the most junior sales roles. The least likely roles were doctors and teachers. The ONS has developed a chatbot so you can discuss the findings (the irony wasn’t lost on us, either). Robot takeover? Not exactly. The ONS said it’s more that “routine and repetitive tasks can be carried out more quickly and efficiently by an... Full story

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