With two-thirds of its jobs at risk of replacement by robots, the South African economy is shifting towards services. But some say this deindustrialisation is premature: an economy trying to run before it can walk.
United States President Donald Trump’s sweeping promise to the US electorate that he would bring back 25-million jobs to American shores was arguably what helped him to victory. But, as many analysts have pointed out, his promise failed to factor in one key thing: automation.
Do you think automation will largely dictate the direction in which jobs swing? Read the article https://mg.co.za/article/2017-05-12-00-eish-robot-automation-is-eating-jobs and let us know what you think.