Work in progress: The evolution of jobs

Rapid deployment of technology in the workplace has led to fears that some skills and professions will become redundant. However, history shows that the labour market has a way of adjusting to changes in demand
Curated by: Madhu Kapparath
Published: Aug 4, 2018
Work in progress: The evolution of jobs

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Bright future
Visitors to the Kumbh Mela fair in Allahabad pay a small fee to listen to a fortune telling machine. No prizes for guessing what it would have to say about its own future work prospects: It will always be employed because futurists are forever.