Automation cannot end human jobs3 min read 10 May 2016, 12:10 AM IST
It's a matter of matching worker skills to a shifting demand pattern, driven by technology change
It is now widely accepted that technological advances, especially ones that make machines more like humans—such as artificial intelligence—are putting people out of work and will destroy more jobs in the future. The wealth will accrue to those who own the machines, not to what’s known as the middle class today. There’s some good news for humans, though: the evidence of our displacement by machines is sketchy, and we should be able to adjust to the new technological era if we put our minds to it.