Big Data and cloud computing empower smart machines to do human work, take human jobs

  • by: PAUL WISEMAN, BERNARD CONDON and JONATHAN FAHEY , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 24, 2013 - 5:36 AM

WASHINGTON - Art Liscano knows he's an endangered species in the job market: He's a meter reader in Fresno, Calif. For 26 years, he's driven from house to house, checking how much electricity Pacific Gas & Electric customers have used.

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