Previous technological innovation has always delivered more long-run employment, not less. But things can change.

There will still be jobs. Even Mr Frey and Mr Osborne, whose research speaks of 47% of job categories being open to automation within two decades, accept that some jobs—especially those currently associated with high levels of education and high wages—will survive (see table). The Economist.

Men kan niet tezelfdertijd de hoogste lonen genieten, de beste sociale zekerheid genieten en de kortste loopbaan verlangen.
Frank Vandenbroucke, 2005.