1.5 – 7.5M Canadian Jobs at Risk of Automation over 10 Years
Hennessy notes that Sunil Johal, policy director at the Mowat Centre think-tank at the University of Toronto, has noted that between 1.5 and 7.5 million human workers could face this challenge in the coming decade, and that nobody’s job is “safe”.
"We are starting to see in fields like medicine, law, investment banking, dramatic increases in the ability of computers to think as well or better than humans. And that's really the game-changer here. Because that's something that we have never seen before."
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