Robots Are Taking Over Your Jobs

shockleewebpic_robotshurtingjobsMachines that can perform the jobs of humans are increasingly being implemented in the U.S. in a new wave of automation being used across many industries. Combined with the percentage of americans with jobs at a 20 year low, this economic evolution for high productivity, gains and speed is developing into what some people are calling a kind of technological unemployment where robots are replacing humans in the workforce at a scary pace.

What was once science fiction is now mainstream and growing, watch this segment that recently aired on 60 minutes.

Technological advances, especially robotics, are revolutionizing the workplace, but not necessarily creating jobs. Steve Kroft reports.

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