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The Mother Of All Disruptions

"Coal miners, steel, oil and gas, and construction workers are also looking at a tenuous future. The Canada-based International Institute for Sustainable Development predicts that autonomous long-distance-haul trains, automated drilling and tunnel-boring systems, and other technological job-slayers will reach their peak rates of deployment in the next ten to 15 years and replace 40–80 per cent of mine workers."

January 10, 2018