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

Image by : Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

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Unsung artists
A Kashmiri craftsman weaves a Kani shawl with wooden needles and thread made out of Pashmina wool, on the outskirts of Srinagar. Kani shawl weaving is one of the most difficult and rare craftsmanships. That these weavers can withstand low wages and neglect is proven by the resurgence of these arts today.