Millions of jobs at stake in the ‘man versus machine’ fight

The global economy, which is struggling to keep pace with growth that is required to create adequate jobs has another cause of worry, if a report presented at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos is anything to go by.The report suggests that some 5mn jobs may disappear worldwide in the next five years as a result of changing working methods, which has been blamed on the so-called “4th industrial revolution”.The jobs will be lost either to robots or automation because of a drastic change in the workplace that will be caused by artificial intelligence, according to a WEF study.Robots will take over jobs that require more “narrow skills” such as administration or clerical work as employers start seeking new core skills such as “critical thinking, emotional reasoning and active…

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