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FUTURE ROBOTS will EXTERMINATE UK jobs – study

graeme leggett

implausible

"that repetitive processing and clerical work is most likely to be performed by machine"

I bet it's a long while before machines are skilful enough to deal with the clerical work performed by humans.

I'll wager the authors of the study have never dealt with real-life paperwork in genuine offices: orders faxed through on the wonk, delivery notes torn in half rather than along the perforations... A nation of shopkeepers and small businesses will stymie the rise of the machine with dry inkjet nozzles and sellotape and writing outside the boxes.

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