By Erik J. Martin, AARP – 2017
Hear that metallic clatter off in the distance? It’s the sound of self-driving cars, package-delivering drones, voice-activated digital assistants, hospital robots and countless other machines waiting to take over your job.
Yes, the bad news is that the age of automation has arrived. But the good news is that most jobs are probably safe for a long time, and such technology can present opportunities and rewards for workers willing to embrace or get ahead of it.