Technology Replacing Man

3081 Words Feb 16th, 2018 12 Pages
In 2014, all fields of expertise are rapidly being replaced by technology. From automated phones systems, to even jobs in engineering, it seems that the increase of technology is causing a high price for many individuals in the United States and around the world. The increased use of technology in businesses nationwide have caused a wide spread of elimination of many jobs. According to converge.org, “Global unemployment has now reached its highest level since the great depression of the 1930s. More than 800 million human beings are now unemployed or underemployed in the world. That figure is likely to rise sharply between now and the turns of the century as millions of new entrants enter the workforce find themselves without jobs”. This number in expected to increase dramatically in the next decade. Technology is making advancements in areas of expertise, some of which one would least expect. One of these areas is agriculture. Converge.com tells its readers that “New breakthroughs in the information and life sciences threaten to end much of outdoor farming by the middle decades of the coming century. The technological changes in the production of food are leading to a world without farmers, with untold consequences for the 2.4 million people who still rely on the land for their survival”. Convege.org states that “A new generation of sophisticated computer-driven robots may…
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