As AI and automation continues to develop, technology is becoming increasingly capable of taking over all jobs that were once thought to be the exclusive domain of humans. Below are a few examples, but the list is exhaustive. In short, all jobs will be gone for humans.
Self-checkout machines continue to replace human cashiers at grocery stores.
Auto-pay is a feature that allows you to pay for your groceries without having to wait in line at a checkout counter. To use auto-pay, you simply scan your loyalty card or phone app at the entrance to the store. Then, as you fill your cart with groceries, the items will be automatically added to your account. When you’re finished shopping, you can simply walk out of the store without having to wait in line.
Companies are increasing the use of automation for its customer service department reducing the number of humans to zero at some companies.
Self-driving cars are still in their early stages of development, but they will revolutionize the transportation industry and displace millions of truck drivers, millions of delivery drivers, uber drivers and the list goes on.
Artificial intelligence is being used to develop new drugs and treatments, diagnose diseases, and provide personalized care to patients already without their knowledge. There are AI doctors that diagnose better than their human counter parts but that’s a secret because you will still be charged the same.
Robots and other machines are increasingly taking over tasks that were once done by humans, such as welding, painting, assembly, driving, creating art, creating music, reporting news, delivering goods, programing, coding, movie production, car production, cleaning, cooking, nurses, doctors, lawyers. No jobs left for humans.
People realize jobs are going away and do not feel safe. That said, according to the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), there was a 64% increase in gun sales in 2020, the highest year of gun sales on record. The NSSF attributes this increase to a number of factors, including the COVID-19 pandemic, civil unrest, and political uncertainty.