Top 10 jobs most likely to be replaced by robots

Be prepared for the automation of life as we know it

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Top 10 Jobs Most Likely to Be Replaced by Robots


These are the jobs most likely to be performed by robots in the future.

10. Bank clerk: More and more of us are now doing our banking online using our computers and apps. In the very near future these technologies will allow us to do everything a bank clerk can do without leaving our house.

9. Bartender: Robot bartenders will be able to make any drink, including cocktails, that you'll order on a tablet.

8. Construction worker: The technology to replace humans is already being created in the form of small 'termite builders', that can already build small-scale structures.

7. Post office worker: Drones are predicted to deliver packages in the near future and sorting mail is expected to be completely automated.

6. Accountant: Younger generations are now turning to 'robo advisors' for their financial needs which can crunch data and then give advice with little to no human interaction on the web.

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5. Surgeons: Robotic surgeons are the way of the future. Robotics offer superior visualisation, dexterity and operative efficiency. A robot is already is the market that can perform hair transplants.

4. Fast food employees: A recent paper by Oxford University said there was a 92 per cent chance that the ordering and preparation of fast food will become entirely automated.

3. Security guard: A test robot is already patrolling Microsoft's Silicon Valley campus. It has night vision and thermal imaging.

2. Soldiers: Robots are currently being used in Afghanistan and Pakistan in drone warfare and bomb disposal, and cyborg human-like soldiers are already being developed.

1. Drivers. App-based taxi company Uber has said that it will be replacing its drivers with self-driving cars at some point in the future.


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