Thanks to those that have provided a comment to my recent post. However, I have set up the comments section so that I review comments before they are posted, so please be patient we me, as I was inundated with spam comments.
I will be installing a spam bot blocker later today.
In September 2013, two Oxford researchers, Carl Benedikt Frey and Michael A. Osborne published an article on the Future of Employment. The paper is well written, but long. The math gets a little complicated and the authors have commented that some of the results may be overstated. However, even if the results are only 50% correct, it could be very significant for future careers.
Recently, NPR has provided a simple method to see how susceptible certain jobs are to automation, at the website “Will Your Job Be Done By a Machine?”
The reason I bring this topic up in this discussion, is the impact on education. Again, how should we prepare people to be successful and happy in a world with changing and challenging career opportunities? I do not have the answer; I am just trying to determine the correct question to ask.