Sunday, October 29, 2017

Stop Worryjng About Artificial Intelligence: Librarian Job Numbers To Grow

The following article caught my attention recently on On Firmer Ground, a blog promoting the value of law firm librarians.

It is called Will a Robot Take My Job? Study Predicts Increased Demand for Lawyers and Librarians Through 2030:
"I am an optimist by nature and I have remained skeptical of  dark forecasts which predict the future based on one dominant trend  (AI comes to mind) while ignoring multiple factors that are likely to moderate or change an expected trajectory.  Imagine my surprise and delight to read about a  recent study on the future of work that predicted that both lawyers and librarians are two of the careers  which are expected to experience increased demand through 2030. The Future of Skills - Employment in 2030 was produced as the result of a collaboration by Pearson – the educational publisher, NESTA-  a global innovation foundation and the Oxford Martin School."

"The report even highlights the surprising inclusion that  librarians are listed in the high growth professions (...)"


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posted by Michel-Adrien at 7:05 pm


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