In 1990 the three biggest manufacturers in Detroit had a market capitalization of 36bn while employing 1,200 ml workers. . In 2014 the three leading companies in Silicon valley have a market capitalization of 1,09 trillion while employing 137,000 workers.
We examine the latest and much talked about study by Oxford Martin School, where M. Osborne & K. Frey foresee that 47% of current work places are at risk of disappearing thanks to work automatisation. What will the professions of the future be ? Is the white collar safe (not) ? And how will the top ranking professions fare ?