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Why Robots Will Steal Your Job, In One 15 Minute Video

18/08/2014 13:50 BST | Updated 18/08/2014 14:59 BST

If there's one thing that absolutely terrifies normal people, and seems to make Silicon Valley types secretly pleased, it's automation.

The idea that robots are clearly going to take over a huge variety and amount of jobs in the next few decades isn't new. But we're now getting disturbingly close to it being a very definite economic reality.

This video 'Humans Need Not Apply' takes 15 minutes to explain exactly why you should be so worried.

IE:

"Horses aren't unemployed now because they got lazy as a species, they're unemployable. There's little work a horse can do that do that pays for its housing and hay.

And many bright, perfectly capable humans will find themselves the new horse: unemployable through no fault of their own."