Roughly half of today’s work activities could be automated by 2055, give or take 20 years.
The number and types of jobs that computers can do has expanded enormously in just a few years.
The tasks least likely to be replaced by a computer, according to a widely cited 2013 Oxford study on job digitization, are those requiring the highest degrees of social and creative intelligence. But even there the digitized writing is on the LCD wall. For years, computers have been creating art, music and literature – just usually not very good art, music and literature.