Robots are stealing American jobs

Monday - 10/18/2010, 4:08pm EDT

Robots are taking over jobs in the U.S.

David Autor, an M.I.T. economist, found in a study that certain occupations that consist of routine tasks are more vulnerable to automation, Gizmodo reports.

The occupations susceptible to takeover by robots include assembly-line workers and clerks, according to the Economist.

According to Gizmodo, "If automation is the future of manufacturing, medicine and other fields, less-educated Americans could be left in the dust."

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