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Jobs Of The Future

Jobs Of The Future

The jobs of the future will be what robots can't do. Robots have very bad eyesight. They can see shapes, but not objects like faces, cups, or chairs. Pattern recognition and common sense are big problems for Artificial Intelligence. Robots don't understand the simplest things about human behavior. Robots don't know that water is wet, or that strings can pill, but not push. So 2 jobs that will thrive in the future are

Regarding blue collar workers, repetitive jobs will be wiped out. The automobile and textile industry are in danger.

Non repetitive jobs will thrive: garbagemen, sanitation workers, gardeners, police, construction workers - these jobs will survive.

White collar work defies common sense: middlemen, low-level accountants, bookkeepers, agents and tellers will be thrown out of work. Middlemen - the friction of capitalism - will be obliterated. So who will benefit in the white-collar world? Workers who engage in intellectual capitalism. Intellectual capitalism involves common sense: creativity, imagination, leadership, analysis, telling a joke, writing a script or a book, doing science.

England derives more revenue from rock music than coal. We're moving from a commodity based capital, like coal, to intellectual capital like rock and roll.