On Jobs Becoming Obsolete

Posted March 20, 2017 4:45 pm by Steve Roney

On Jobs Becoming Obsolete

This article claims that, despite all the fuss and worry we are hearing these days, automation has actually killed only one occupation in the last sixty years.And as soon as you read that line, I bet that you, like me I, could immediately name it.Wasn’t that long ago. Remember the Bill Dana show on TV?At first I thought I could immediately think of another: typesetter. I painstakingly taught myself to typeset electronically, back in the day. Totally useless skill now.But the article is right not to include it. The job has not disappeared. It is now part of graphic design.

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