automation News for August 04 2017

Is Your Job Safe From Automation? | Tigran Petrosyan | TEDxHochschuleLuzern

Tigran Petrosyan, is a native of Armenia who is currently pursuing a PhD physics, specializing in Biomedical Photonics at the University of Bern. His talk focuses …

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Automation | Definition of Automation by Merriam-Webster

Define automation: the technique of making an apparatus, a process, or a system
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Using data from a 2013 Oxford study that found that nearly half of American jobs are at risk from automation-from truck driving and telemarketing to legal assistants-a new study maps out which cities are likely to lose the most jobs. “We have to be very clear, being at risk of automation doesn’t mean that a job necessarily gets automated,” he says. The study maps the Oxford research about which jobs are most at risk onto employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for 100 metropolitan areas in the U.S. Bubbles that are more red indicate a higher share of jobs at risk; the size of each bubble indicates how many workers were employed in 2016. In the Las Vegas metropolitan area, 65.2% of jobs are at risk. El Paso follows at 63.9%. Three categories of jobs make up around half of the possible losses in the largest metropolitan areas: office and administrative support, food preparation and serving, and sales-related jobs.
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Automation and Jobs

It predicts that areas with high concentrations of jobs in food preparation, office or administrative support, and/or sales will be most affected-places such as Las Vegas and the Riverside-San Bernardino area may be the most vulnerable to automation in upcoming years, with 65 percent of jobs in Las Vegas and 63 percent of jobs in Riverside predicted to be automatable by 2025. Moenius and colleagues used a widely cited 2013 study from Oxford University predicting which of roughly 700 common jobs are most susceptible to automation, and then mapped out which metropolitan areas have a high share of those jobs. Moenius and his colleagues found that Las Vegas, Riverside, and El Paso all had high numbers of office and administrative-support jobs, food-preparation and -serving jobs, and sales jobs, and thus had the most vulnerability to automation. The automation of transportation and material-moving jobs also contributed to the potential job loss in these places, as well as in Greensboro, North Carolina, where 62.5 percent of jobs are susceptible to automation. While a handful of cities with good jobs and highly educated workers will continue to thrive, other areas are going to see more and more jobs disappear as automated technologies become ever better.
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B&R Industrial Automation – Perfection in Automation

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WeMo home automation products – belkin.com

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Definition from WhatIs.com

IT automation is the linking of disparate systems and software in such a way that they become self-acting or self-regulating. In the security and risk management arena, automated systems can make errors, stemming from a weakness in human-level pattern recognition and language comprehension. An automated system is not the same thing as an intelligent system; it does not learn from past experiences. An email spam filter is an example of an automated IT process. While the goal of IT automation is to eventually demonstrate a strong ROI, there can be a fairly substantial investment on the front when deploying IT automation software, systems or infrastructure.
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