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Half of American jobs at risk of automation, says new report

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About half of all jobs in America could be replaced by robotics and automation systems, according to a news story on

And as pointed out by, approximately one in four American jobs are at risk of being shipped overseas, which puts three-quarters of all jobs in the US at risk of disappearing or at least changing.

The study the story was based on is How Vulnerable are American Communities to Automation, which was conducted by Ball State University’s Center for Business and Economic Research.