From The Guardian:
Knowledge-based jobs were supposed to be safe career choices, the years of study it takes to become a lawyer, say, or an architect or accountant, in theory guaranteeing a lifetime of lucrative employment. That is no longer the case. Now even doctors face the looming threat of possible obsolescence. Expert radiologists are routinely outperformed by pattern-recognition software, diagnosticians by simple computer questionnaires. In 2012, Silicon Valley investor Vinod Khosla predicted that algorithms and machines would replace 80% of doctors within a generation.
Write a 200-300 word reflection on how your potential career could be affected by new technology.
Hypothetically, if the only way for you to keep your job is to “upgrade” yourself by robotizing a portion of your body or brain for the sake of your career, and this was common practice, would you do it?
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