Automation has no doubt increased the worry in many workers. Most people are afraid of losing their jobs. However, there are predictions from experts on the effects that automation will have in the economy. Human beings should not worry since it will take a long time before machines replace them. There is a lot of anxiety since people are not sure whether their jobs are still secure or not. Robert Deignan who is one of the experts in technology gives hope to people. According to Deignan, people can reorient to work with technology. He advises people to fight against the technological change. Robots are still incapable of replacing human beings.
Robert also believes that jobs are still safe since machines can only do a few tasks. Robots can easily do some simple tasks such as sewing and data entry. However, complex tasks such as driving require a lot of data to process. It is also not easy to replace workers like teachers, social workers, and therapist since their work requires strong interpersonal skills. Deignan also believes that people will need to interact with human beings at some point.
The future is unknown, and no one knows how the changes will affect employment. Automation may make human beings focus on what they can do best compared to machines. One thing that is for sure is that automation will change the workplace. Even though most tasks cannot be automated, there are those that can still be automated. The only thing workers can do is to remain in employment is to adapt to the changes in technology. It is necessary for people to focus on skills which cannot be automated.
Robert Deignan has used the technology to build his business. Therefore, technology has not destroyed his career but rather has enabled him to solve technical issues. Thus people should embrace change and not overreact to it. However, one can easily get caught up in the increase in automation and its effects in employment. Human beings have a choice on how to manage changes in technology. Having a positive attitude toward the changes in technology is vital.