Young Drivers Are Scared They Will Lose Their Job To Robots

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More than half of young professional drivers have resigned themselves to losing their job to driverless cars. A survey of British divers aged 25 to 34 found that 55% of were scared of being made redundant by autonomous vehicles.

A recent review by the Department of Transport has confirmed that legislation for a driverless future is firmly on the cards, while a house of Lords report has warned that automation could put 35% of UK jobs at risk over the the next 20 years.

They’ll just have to learn to do something else then…

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Dr Alexander Kogan, the app developer who originally harvested the Facebook data, said…

“I think what Cambridge Analytica has tried to sell is magic and made claims this is incredibly accurate and it tells you everything there is to tell about you. But I think the reality is it’s not that. If you sit down and you really work through the statistics and you think what does a correlation of point three means, those claims quickly fall apart. And that’s something any person with a statistical background can go and do.”


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