GP (content — technology & jobs)

47% of Jobs Will Disappear in the next 25 Years, According to Oxford University

  • mechanization has been the biggest reason for manufacturing jobs’ disappearance.
  •  instead of a pro-job growth future, economists across the board predict further losses as AI, robotics, and other technologies continue to be ushered in.
  • according to a recent Oxford study — all the developed nations on earth will see job loss rates of up to 47% within the next 25 years.
  • so far, the loss has been restricted to the blue collar sector particularly in manufacturing.
  • By 2034, just a few decades, mid-level jobs will be by and large obsolete.

The first fully automated restaurant opens in San Francisco.

link to article: http://flip.it/8Nnz58

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GP (06 03 17)

it’s clearly a time of great change in social media but it’s also a moment of great opportunity

REASONS

# 8/10 of top ten celebrities is not movie stars but are youtubers

# Kenyan olympian, Julius Yego, learnt how to throw a javelin from youtube. He won 2016 olympic silver.

# Obama’s first interview after his final state-of-union address wasn’t given to CNN but 3 youtubers instead.

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# Trumps controversial speeches garnered a lot of attention before he states his point. Social media is very entrenched in our lives.

* why can trump be so successful???*

We are in the post-truth era. He played with people’s fears, which entertains people and also grabs their attention. His actions are out of the norm which americans like (they are baseline INSANE BUNCH OF PEOPLE)