9 Jobs That Will Be Stolen by Robots


5) Taxi Driver

We have been waiting for flying cars for decades, and when we are on the cusp of having them, scientists go and make driverless cars. It is clear that in the near future taxis will be replaced by robots. Driverless cars exist, are on roads and have even stepped through some of the political obstacles and legalese needed to drive on roads.

Admittedly, there are a lot of benefits for driverless taxis. One, is safety. By taking the human element out of driving you invariably take out the recklessness of drivers—drunk drivers, texting, singing and day-dreaming. The second, benefit is likely efficiency. A driverless car and a robust GPS system can get you from point A to point B much quicker than a human driver. The car will not only know where the current traffic jams and accidents are, but will likely be programmed with safe guards and short-cuts.