Are machines taking our jobs?

by Petia Dimitrova on August 16, 2013

With the industrial revolution, jobs started to be replaced by machines at an unprecedented scale. This led to many protests and fears that people would be without jobs, but in fact it led to increased productivity and a raise of living standards at a pace never seen before.

Now again in the time of automatic factories and industrial robots, machines are taking over low skilled labour jobs, and again this rises fears.  In the video below, Derek Thompson of The Atlantic is giving us his view on what will happen.

About Petia Dimitrova :

Petia Dimitrova works with project coordination in Bearing. She is originally from Varna in Bulgaria where she was involved in real estate development and also in the race car sports industry. After seven years in the United States she is now back in Europe.

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