From travel agents to translators, rising toll of jobs taken by robots… although nail technicians, security officers and kitchen staff are in greater demand
Good thing I got out of the translation business a few years back. I thought writing was a little safer, but now there’s this:
[quote]Even creative industries which were previously thought to be ‘robot proof’ are not immune, with illustrators, animators and writers also in decline … Automated writers are already being used, with the Associated Press using software to write some company financial reports and Yahoo using similar technology to create fantasy sports reports.
If I take early retirement now, I suppose I could be independently poor for the rest of my life. Maybe it’s not too late to retrain as a nail technician. May have to learn Vietnamese though.