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Jobs of the Future Are Strange, Terrifying, and 'Don't Even Exist Yet'

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Credit: 100 Jobs of the Future

Years from now, many current jobs will have transformed beyond recognition or, worse, cease to exist. What kind of jobs will replace them? 

Griffith University and Deakin University recently teamed up with Ford in Australia in an attempt to tackle that question. The answers are strange and terrifying.

After studying the existing research around the topic of future jobs, the research team identified a series of industries and consulted with experts familiar with "cutting edge developments" in this field to help guide the discussion and make predictions.

Then they came up with 100 possible jobs that could exist in the future, according to the research and the testimony of these experts.

Some of these jobs make a lot of sense. Some are a bit weird.

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