Talk about “burying the lede.” A World Economic Forum piece from earlier this year examined an Australian report on the likely jobs in demand less than twenty years from now. Among them: remote operators for airplanes and “online chaperones” to help prevent cybercrime.
But dig down and you find just how much dislocation the so-called Fourth Industrial Revolution could bring. The World Bank predicts that 47 percent of U.S. jobs are at risk of automation. (This jibes with other scholarship I’ve written about before ). If it gives Seattleites any schadenfreude, Oklahoma City is in even greater danger of seeing […]