Some people have been worried that with the growth of technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and virtual reality (VR) jobs will become more scarce. We have learned from history though that every time a new technology hits the market, any job losses from it usually are replaced by new jobs related to that technology. This infographic from Futurism gives us a good glimpse at what such a future with the boom of artificial intelligence and virtual reality may look like.
Neuro-implant technicians as well as other neuro-scientists of all kinds will be needed to deal with the neuro-implant boom which is set to happen in the next few years.
Smart home technicians will also be needed to install smart home technology. Smart home engineers will be needed to problem solve current smart home technology models and innovate new systems of smart home technology.
Budding program designers can look forward to programming virtual reality. A VR experience specialist will be able to refine the VR experience for all aspects of work, play, home, entertainment, shopping, family, etc.
More and more professors will become freelance professionals since teaching will move into the on demand realm. Starting your own university won’t seem like such a foreign concept anymore; many professors will carry their own custom teaching style, course materials, and marketing plan.
We might see the return of local farming as the public becomes more aware of the growing environment damage of industrial farming.
Some people will become a professional data collector – collecting a terabyte of information or more every day while they go about their normal routine – and they will be compensated handsomely for it.
This information rich infographic has a lot more to say about what the possible jobs of the future are and how they are going to come into existence – so check it out if you want to see more about what careers of the future could be like!
By Jonquil McDaniel