Chart of the Day: Employment Automation & the Changing Workforce


chart Employment Automation

This chart shows how “robots” “technology” (read: automation) have transformed some key industries in the US over the decade or so. It’s interesting in as much as it destabilizes some assumptions about the future workforce needs.

[Source: New York Times, via The Big Picture.] 

Bill Lindeke

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Bill Lindeke has writing blogging about sidewalks and cities since 2005, ever since he read Jane Jacobs. He is a lecturer in Urban Studies at the University of Minnesota Geography Department, the Cityscape columnist at Minnpost, and has written multiple books on local urban history. He was born in Minneapolis, but has spent most of his time in St Paul. Check out Twitter @BillLindeke or on Facebook.