Which job of the future would you choose?

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Offline Kerry

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Which job of the future would you choose?
« on: 16/02/2010 09:21:48 »
Did anyone see the recent BIS study on potential jobs today's school kids could have in 20 years time?

http://www.labnews.co.uk/laboratory_article.php/5211/2/2/science-jobs-of-the-future

Some of them sound pretty interesting - avatar, memory augmentation surgeon, weather modification police (more info on 'job descriptions' here: http://fastfuture.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/FastFuture_Shapeofjobstocome_PR_V11.pdf)

I think I'd give the vertical farming a go - I know the BBC reported recently on a vertical farming trial at a British zoo (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/8503498.stm) and it looks quite interesting.

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« Reply #1 on: 17/02/2010 20:32:26 »
I'd like to be part of the team that builds a wall across deserts using the deserts own sand and the wind. This will stop desertification of land in Africa. This wasn't in your list but I read it in "wired" magazine and was fascinated.
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