For years the example I'd heard for technology displacing a profession was "buggy whip maker".
I'd never actually seen a buggy whip but there are 175 results with that as a search term on eBay so they are still around.
Even more results when I tried "phone booth" but I can still find phone booths all over the place.
I wonder what will be next?
I just saw the next thing!
Grub Hub, "order your food on-line and never have to talk to another human again"
This blog is set to publish later.... I had to come back and add this part.
I saw the empty phone booth & thought about that and the buggy whip, that lead to what I wrote here. Then I found this blog.
Dr Jerry Pournelle is writer whom I'd read & enjoyed over the years, he's writing this.
I'm looking at empty phone booths & thinking of buggy whips. This guy is talking about robots taking people's jobs, "more than 45% withing ten years".
45% of the jobs gone to robots? Maybe it's time to learn to fix robots...