The future of work

A robot designed for an industrial microbiological testing laboratory that provides tests for products, including general food products and traditional Chinese medicine.
A robot designed for an industrial microbiological testing laboratory that provides tests for products, including general food products and traditional Chinese medicine.BUSINESS TIMES FILE PHOTO

By 2030, one-fifth of Singapore's population will be over 65 years of age. Many will still be working in an age when robots, automation and artificial intelligence have reshaped or even replaced jobs. On Insight Pages B2-4, in the fourth of The Straits Times Future Economy Roundtable series, experts discuss the future of manpower and work as Singapore vies to be one of the world's most technologically advanced and connected societies.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 31, 2016, with the headline 'The future of work'. Print Edition | Subscribe