After decades of subtle developments that largely went unnoticed by much of the working world, artificial intelligence (AI) has taken center stage in the last 2-3 years as a “hot” technology.

From Google’s surge of acquisitions (DeepMind, Boston Dynamics, etc.), to increased venture capital attention, to the safety concerns of Elon Musk and Bill Gates about potentially super-intelligent AI, the field is undeniably back in the spotlight.

One of the most pressing concerns for those of us in the working world is the effect of automation on job security — in both blue-collar and white-collar work.

The Next 10 Years Of Automation And What It Might Mean For The Job Market