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Artificial Intelligence hasn't ushered a job-pocalypse for the time being

American workers are being spared the much-feared job losses from automation

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The headline numbers from last month's U.S. jobs report were good: 201,000 jobs added, unemployment under 4 percent and long-stagnant wages up a bit more than expected. For the time being, at least, American workers are being spared the much-feared job losses from automation. In fact, the fastest-growing category from the federal report was the decidedly not-techie job title, "support activities for mining," which climbed 1.8 percent. Under President Donald Trump, the data suggests, red states far from coastal tech hubs have been growing the most, reversing the trend ...