White House Warns that AI and Robotics Threatens Jobs


Forget the Industrial Revolution or the Great Recession. The Technology Revolution is on track to becoming the greatest disrupter of all time.

A new report just issued by the White House paints a bleak picture for the American worker, cutting across many industries and business segments . Coming as little surprise the occupations most at risk are those with “low wages and educational attainment.” The report goes on to say that workers will need retraining and assistance as their skills are no longer valued.

Of course, the security industry has already witnessed mall patrolling robots and and drones monitoring the skies. Will there come a day when all human, uniformed guards are replaced by the likes of R2D2? Probably not, but guard companies should plan for the disruption nonetheless.

You can read the full report and article here.