The big picture: But the impact may be larger than the response thus far.
- Per a recent report from Brookings, around 40% of the tasks done by computer programmers and web developers are susceptible to automation. For information security analysts, the number is 65%. For computer network architects, it’s 52%.
- Jobs outside of tech, like radiologists, financial analysts and lawyers, are also at risk.
- “Everyone is going to have to learn new skills — even the most sophisticated technologists themselves,” says Susan Lund of the McKinsey Global Institute.