In Pictures: Careers that are being automated into oblivion

You might think you're familiar with the steady march of automation. But the list of jobs that are being disrupted by technological change may surprise you.

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Serve yourself Today, the developed world is becoming much more of a service economy, with low-wage service jobs replacing manufacturing as the typical entry level for the workforce. But now these jobs too are subject to automation in the name of efficiency. For instance, the proliferation of self-checkout machines has made it possible for supermarkets to operate with fewer employees.

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