Obsolete! Careers that are being automated into oblivion

You might think you're familiar with the steady march of automation. But the list of jobs that are being disrupted by technological change may surprise you.
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When most of us think about workers being replaced by automation, we visualize those in manufacturing jobs. This 1913 Ford assembly line employed hundreds of human beings; today, those lines are becoming increasingly automated. The decline in manufacturing jobs has been one of the major economic trends in the United States over the late 20th and early 21st centuries. But the change hasn't stopped there.

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