In Pictures: Careers that are being automated into...
The obsolete technologists
Don't think that you're safe from displacement because you have a high-tech title. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the number of computer operators will decline 18% between 2008 and 2018, and the number of semiconductor processors will decline by nearly 30% over the same period. The machines that these employees have traditionally overseen are simply getting so smart that they don't need all that human attention anymore.
In Pictures: Careers that are being automated into oblivion