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Machines on the march threaten almost half of modern jobs

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Article by Dr Michael A. Osborne of the Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, and Dr Carl Frey and Dr Seán Ó hÉigeartaigh of the Oxford Martin Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology at the Oxford Martin School, on an upcoming report which suggests that in twenty years’ time, 45% of jobs done by humans could be carried out by computers instead.

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Computers have been an important part of many industries for decades already and have replaced humans in many jobs. But a new wave of technological development means that even positions that we once saw as immune to computerisation are now under threat.