January 21, 2018

Motley Fool Opens a New Window. “Automation threatens 800 million jobs…”

“Report finds 38 percent of US jobs will be lost to robots…” “Robots could steal 40 percent of U.S. jobs…”

“Technology is killing jobs…” These are all excerpts from titles of articles published in major publications like TechCrunch, Fortune and Daily Mail.

You’ll agree that they don’t exactly paint an optimistic future about the role of technology in our lives, and they explain the increasing fear of technology (especially when it has to do with robotics, IoT, and automation) in some quarters. However, it is not all bad news: experts and researchers have found that increasing technology will lead to better economic development for nations and improved compensation for employers — that is, for those who are able to key in.

Alexander Borodich, the creator of Universa, a new blockchain protocol, believes that tech innovation is bound to happen and that automation and robotics are part of the future — instead of being afraid, it is better to key in to them. Asked what are his top five tech-related career opportunities to watch out for in 2018, here are opportunities he suggests paying attention to. Read more from…

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