Conversation topics and bbc

I was reading the bbc online news and I found this article that could be of great help for our students of higher levels: it is about jobs of the future!

We’re often told that machines one day will be able to do our jobs – but when, exactly, is that likely to happen?

We might use this chart, too in order to engage them in the debate:


(Credit: Nigel Hawtin)

This opinion can be contrasted to theirs:


“I am a bit sceptical of some of the timelines given for tasks that involve physical manipulation, says Jeremy Wyatt, professor of robotics and artificial intelligence at the University of Birmingham.

“It is one thing doing it in the lab, and quite another having a robot that can do a job reliably in the real world better than a human.”

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