But its not just blue collar tasks that are being automated. Google flu trends uses an analysis of search terms to track outbreaks and outperforms the CDC’s vast network of doctors. Scanadu’s personal tricorder can monitor your vital signs and IBM’s Watson system can diagnose cancer better than a human can. The bottom line is that many jobs that used to require a high level expertise can now be done by machines with data. That’s scary and is going to require big changes in how we recruit, train and manage talent."