During the World Economic Forum earlier this year, one subject top leaders in both the public and private sectors discussed was the rise of the machines.
The fears of being over taken by robots send many countries shifting into high gears in shaping policies to ensure their economies are ready to cope with such rapid development.
The last six months continue to see people being displaced by automation at alarming rates.
Closer to home, Nanyang Technological University debuted a female humanoid created with uncanny, and eclat resemblance to its inventor. And name her Nadine. She (or it) works as a receptionist.
Many jobs are going to disappear. This is the new norm. How do men-on-the-street deal with this?
Someone in UK has created a website with algorithms built in to predict the kind of jobs with varying degrees of vanishing. Here's a snapshot of the top eight.
Visit the link to this website and try out for yourselves. It's quite fun (disconcertingly though).
And by the way, the website is an example of how software is eating into jobs.