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Smart Machines Could Cost Tech Industry Millions of IT Jobs, with Susan Etlinger in ComputerWorld

Altimeter Group

As quoted in ComputerWorld:

According to Susan Etlinger, an industry analyst with the Altimeter Group, there have always been shifts in the perceptions of new technologies such as these. Some sectors are and will be more affected by smart machines than others. "We originally assumed that the most affected industries would be mining and farming, not the media and computer industries," she says.

But for every negative study that screams, "Lost jobs," another study replies, "Better opportunities," Etlinger says. "We've become a more technology- and data-dependent economy with businesses and households full of smart machines that can do everything from regulating lights and thermostats to preparing meals and cleaning house"...

Read the rest of this article on ComputerWorld.