Stop worrying and let the machines take our jobs – report

So, robots are coming to take your jobs after all* but techies shouldn’t be scared, not in the slightest.

This is the opinion of the Centre for Policy Studies, which today released the paper Why Britain Needs More Robots, a report that claims Britain doesn’t have enough automatons in its workplaces yet – at least not of the mechanical kind.

But even as those dead-eyed bastards proliferate, the flesh-and-bone workers among us will still be in a good spot, author Daniel Mahoney said.

In some cases, you might get to keep your job, either with a robot to help you, or just as you have always worked because your employer has decided the cost is not worth it.

If your job was “displaced”, the report continued, current patterns show that this was likely to happen anyway.

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Mike Rawson

Mike Rawson has recently re-awoken a long-standing interest in robots and our automated future.

He lives in London with a single android – a temperamental vacuum cleaner – but is looking forward to getting more cyborgs soon.

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