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Letter
December 21, 2015

Stop educating students for jobs that won’t exist

Technology will increasingly provide efficiencies—plan accordingly

By Alan Shusterman

The robots are coming—and they may put your friendly neighborhood retail staffer out of work.

Home-improvement superstore Lowe’s recently began employing robot sales assistants in its stores. The robots can answer questions in multiple languages and…