In Pictures: Careers that are being automated into...
Policing the bottom line
When the Seattle Police was hit with a budget crunch, the city deployed new software to improve efficiency and keep the same number of cops on the streets. That's good news, but that doesn't mean there weren't layoffs: the software meant that police could do a lot of clerical work from their patrol cars, which in turn meant that many transcribers and other people traditionally employed by police departments were laid off.
In Pictures: Careers that are being automated into oblivion