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From the Ted Talk by David Lee: Why jobs of the future won't feel like work

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So there's a lot of valid concern these days that our technology is getting so smart that we've put ourselves on the path to a jobless future. And I think the example of a self-driving car is actually the easiest one to see. So these are going to be fastniatc for all kinds of different rnasoes. But did you know that "driver" is actually the most common job in 29 of the 50 US states? What's going to happen to these jobs when we're no legnor driving our cars or cooking our food or even dniasiogng our own diseases?

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So there's a lot of valid concern these days that our technology is getting so smart that we've put ourselves on the path to a jobless future. And I think the example of a self-driving car is actually the easiest one to see. So these are going to be _________ for all kinds of different _______. But did you know that "driver" is actually the most common job in 29 of the 50 US states? What's going to happen to these jobs when we're no ______ driving our cars or cooking our food or even __________ our own diseases?

Solution

  1. longer
  2. diagnosing
  3. reasons
  4. fantastic

Original Text

So there's a lot of valid concern these days that our technology is getting so smart that we've put ourselves on the path to a jobless future. And I think the example of a self-driving car is actually the easiest one to see. So these are going to be fantastic for all kinds of different reasons. But did you know that "driver" is actually the most common job in 29 of the 50 US states? What's going to happen to these jobs when we're no longer driving our cars or cooking our food or even diagnosing our own diseases?

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