10 jobs that could be taken over by robots

From postal workers to accountants

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With the rapid advancement of technology, it can be hard to keep up with the changes going on in the world.

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You may have already spoken to artificial intelligence today on the phone without even realising.

These are the jobs that may be under threat of being taken over by robots in the next 10 years.

Postal workers

The Bureau of Labour Statistics projects high decline in postal employment.

Lumberjacks

New materials and 3D printed homes will help save some trees.

Cashiers

Have you noticed the increase in self-checkout lines? Walk in stores may get replaced with delivery distribution hubs.

Drivers

Self-driving cars are no longer a dream of the future, they are inevitable. So you can say goodbye to taxis, bus, truck and Uber drivers.

Accountants

One thing computers are great at is maths. Add artificial intelligence into the mix and accountants and bookkeepers will be a thing of the past.

Surgeons

Robotic surgeries are credited with more than three million procedures around the world.

Restaurant staff

It's happening already. Eatsa is a fully automated vending restaurants in New York City.

Factory workers

Current Apple and Samsung supplier Foxconn replaced 60,000 employees with robots last year.

Farming

In the next 10 to 20 years vertical farming will outpace land farming. Lab grown meat will affect cattle farming.

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