It has previously been theorized that all humans will be outsourced to robots by the 2045 date of The Singularity. However, we already are seeing the rapid replacement of workers in a wide variety of areas, and it is having an undeniable economic impact.
The science of artificial intelligence is being fully embraced by all of the major tech companies. With such investment behind various robotic and A.I. initiatives, we are beginning to see a strong acceleration toward replacing humans as completely as possible.