Can this robot do your job?

  • Mixologist
    Automated tip required
  • Chauffeur
    Google gets into the car business with an auto-driving car.
  • Stock trader
    In many of the world’s markets, nearly all stock trading is now conducted by computers talking to other computers at high speeds. As the machines have taken over, trading has been migrating from raucous, populated trading floors.
  • Jeopardy champion
    Watson conquered puns and pop culture to beat the human champs.
  • Physician's assistant
    IBM wants Watson to help out with diagnosis.
  • Violinist
    Maybe not quite yet...
  • Proofreader
    A program called Soylent, is "an add-in for Microsoft Word that uses a distributed copy-editing system to perform tasks like proofreading and text-shortening, as well as a type of specialized edits its developers call The Human Macro'."
  • Lawyer
    One expert estimates that the shift from manual document discovery to e-discovery would lead to a manpower reduction in which one lawyer would suffice for work that once required 500.