“Fortunately technological and social changes perpetually create new forms of work”, says Josh Calder, leader of Social Technologies’ Global Lifestyles project.
Here are some jobs that might lie on the horizon:
1. Realizer –
Creates real versions of virtual objects
2. E-scrubber –
Undoes or minimizes the indescretions people accumulate on the Web.
3. Unrealtor –
Creates virtual tourism, adventure, and real destinations.
4. Nano-decontaminator –
Cleans up nanomaterials that spread through the environment.
5. Deceptionist –
provides tech-enabled deception services for those wishing to disguise their activities.
6. Genetic dietician –
Creates diets tailored to people’s individual genetic makeup.
Makes corporate and private properties look attractive in Google earth-style aerial views.
8. Unplugger –
Counselor who helps to wean people from excessive technology use.
9. Eye pilot –
Remotely controls small, camera-equipped aerial vehicles over war zones and other locations for news services, companies, etc.
Source: Change)Waves, a new monthly newsletter from Social Technologies