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120 million workers need retraining as robots displace jobs

120 million workers need retraining as robots displace jobs

As per an IBM study, more than 120 million workers globally will need retraining in the next three years due to the impact of Artificial Intelligence on jobs. The survey adds that workers now need 36 days of training to close a skills gap versus three days in 2014. China tops the list with an estimated 50.3 million workers requiring retraining. China is followed by America and Brazil.

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Ryan M
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Years ago I worked in a hazardous waste transfer facility. I stood over a conveyer belt picking metal bits out of shredded filter cartridges destined for the incinerator. One day I remarked to a coworker "I wonder how long it'll be before management realizes I can be replaced by a magnet." Not long after the quip, that's precisely what happened. Guess I should've kept my mouth shut.

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