How to Keep Your Job When Your Boss is a Robot

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    How to Keep Your Job When Your Boss Is a Robot

    By Tom Randall, Bloomberg

    Mar 18, 2014 3:21 PM GMT+0800

    Photographer: Vn!ent "o#rner$Gallery %to!&

    The robot' are !omng (or o#r )ob'* o, 'ero#'ly*

    There' no need to ta&e #p arm' - they !ome n pea!e - b#t yo# may .ant to d#'t o(( yo#rre'#me and ma&e '#re yo# ha/e the '&ll' that o#r (#t#re robot o/erlord' .ll be loo&ng(or*

    ' many a' hal( o( *%* )ob' .ll repla!eable by ma!hne' n the net de!ade or t.o,a!!ordng to a re!ent (ord 't#dy eplored la't .ee& by Bloomberg' & to* 5ant to&no. the (#t#re6 Tal& to the robot la.yer' at %tn'on 7eonard %treet 77P, .ho red#!ed theh#man ho#r' 'pent re'ear!hng !a'e do!#ment' by a' m#!h a' 9 per!ent* r a'&ethon n!*' TG robot' tran'portng (ood, med!ne and 'oled lnen' n a ho'ptal nearyo#*

    !t#ally, tho'e robot' arent yet traned to an'.er ;#e'ton' abo#t the (#t#re o( h#manty*"or that, yo#d be better o(( tal&ng to pple n!*' %r, .ho mght ha/e a !hee&y an'.er, orBM' 5at'on, .ho mght )#'t ha/e the rght one*?', )#dge', '#rgeon'* "or the re't o( #' n themddle: Get ready*

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    mer!an >omm#nty %#r/ey (or 2008*

    The polarAaton 't#dy .a' pre!eded by a pre'!ent 2003 MT paper* t '#gge't' thatn'tead o( thn&ng abo#t )ob' a' lo.='&ll /er'#' hgh='&ll, .e 'ho#ld really be thn&ngmore n term' o( ro#tne a''embly .or&, ban& tellng, data entry< /er'#' non=ro#tne'!ent(! d'!o/ery, managng people, polt!al per'#a'onon'derng that Google' (#lly a#tonomo#' !ar' ha/e already

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    !lo!&ed more than hal( a mllon te't mle', 8 per!ent may be lo.ballng t*< %mlarly, nhealth !are, BM' po.er(#l art(!al ntellgen!e ma!hne, d#bbed 5at'on, ' alreadygettng pad to d'pen'e ad/!e on !omple med!al treatment de!'on'*

    ' a )o#rnal't, 'ee th' 'h(t n the algorthm! tool' a/alable to help determne .here'tore' appear on a .ebpage - on!e the e!l#'/e doman o( top ne.'paper edtor'* More

    threatenng ' the emergen!e o( !omp#ter=generated ne.', l&e the earth;#a&e 'tory nye'terdayD' 7** Tme' or the arrat/e %!en!e earnng' pre/e.' that "orbe' p#bl'he'*>ompared .th 'ome o( my early (#mblng' a' a b#'ne'' )o#rnal't, the robot' .n*

    gr!#lt#re: ho. abo#t Aappng nd/d#al .eed' n a (eld o( !abbage6 There' a robot (orthat* Telemar&etng6 Tal& to the !yborg* %to!& tradng algorthm' are nothng ne., b#ta#tomated loan o((!er' are* The (ord 't#dy g/e' a 8 per!ent probablty that h#manloan o((!er' .ll be ob'olete* >ar dealer', .e !an hope, .ll 'oon (ollo.*

    To beat the ma!hne', .ell ha/e to get !reat/e* >horeographer', !#rator' and artdre!tor' are relat/ely 'a(e, a!!ordng to the (ord 't#dy* %o are )ob' that re;#re 'o!al

    per!epton: !o#n'elor', !lergy, n#r'e' tho#gh dgtal n#r'e' l&e th' one are !omng'oonombne !reat/ty and 'o!al per!epton, and yo#/e an n/n!ble )ob de'!rpton:poet*

    5hat' more h#man than poetry6 t' al'o an etremely l#!rat/e pro(e''on, #nle'' yo#!ompare t .th anythng el'e* There ha/e been attempt' at robot poetry, b#t the re'#lt'are mpenetrable* %ee (or yo#r'el(:

    %o#r!e: ?* ?* >#mmng'%o#r!e: ?* ?* >#mmng'

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    op', that .a' a poem by !elebrated ?* ?* >#mmng'* ere' a 'amplng prod#!ed by ana!t#al ma!hne, the e. Eor& Tme ha generator the ttle' are my o.n

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    no#r'h t*

    nd ( that doe'nt .or&, be!ome a per'onal traner (or robot'J they 'tll ha/e lot' o(learnng to do*