The Jobs Of Yesteryear: Obsolete Occupations

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Decider: vasudeva

vasudeva

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  • Acidburn
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Find a job that is not fixed by a computer than

  • BeachGoat
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Any of my jobs...welding, painting, plumbing, deck repair, etc....

Whadaya talking about?

I know plenty of people who make their entire living from any single one of those occupations, save for deck repair...but even at that, I know plenty of guys who make a good living as roofers, framers, and carpenters.

Those skills aren't going anywhere anytime soon, except perhaps welding. It is a rare and skillful human that can weld as precisely and consistently as a machine. Even so, machines are only good for repetitive, mass-production welding tasks...custom welding will probably still be in demand 100 years from now.

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