In this article by New Equipment Digest, the evolution of automated manufacturing and how it will affect the workforce is examined.
Paradoxical as it may seem, allowing machines to take over whole industries and enrich their owners can only work without disturbing social peace if governments invest in training people for old-fashioned professions. Someone will need to make all those artisanal products that machine-owners will crave. Someone will need to take service industries to a whole new level of personal attention, inaccessible to machines. And someone will need to provide forms of entertainment that machines will forever struggle with; ballet dancers and classical musicians may suddenly find themselves in great demand.