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Vardi reckons that half of workers across the globe will be replaced by machines within the next 30 years, wiping out middle-class jobs and "exacerbating inequality". He noted that robots would take over in many spheres of life, including automated driving and sex robots. As the Guardian reports, he also observed that this future is likely to mean humans have much more leisure time — indeed we may only work a handful of hours per week. ..
Work is essential.
However, this might not be the utopia we imagine. Vardi warned: "I do not find this a promising future, as I do not find the prospect of leisure-only life appealing. I believe that work is essential to human well being." Of course, if you don't have to do a job, life doesn't become 'leisure-only' — you can go for voluntary work for example. Perhaps Vardi is worried that many won't see it like that, though.
its going to happen but time its total take over i,ll be long gone so won,t really affect me,i can see high street shops gone in next 30 years,empty shops appearing all over my high street,they open and within 6 months they r closing again,can,t compete with online shopping pure and simple.
Robots will take over most jobs in the world by 2045
The only jobs in demand will be Robot Repair Technicians! The rest of society will be living on welfare.
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But hell, people can't do math without a calculator anymore.
While the robot industry, has been developing over the last fifty years, as a stop gap move, jobs were outsourced to lands with lower wage requirements. Soon, as the OP points out even those less expensive workers will not be needed.
Thank you very much unbridled capitalism.
If they are going to create robots to replace us, then kill us because we won't be needed . . .
Why not just kill us and save the money that would have been spent on robots!