Tech Field Day Podcast

Automation Will Kill Engineering Jobs – The On-Premise IT Roundtable

The Premise: The efficiencies of network engineering will decimate engineering jobs.

The panel debates if this is true. They look at if this will happen across the board, if engineers will just become programmers going forward, or if automation will actually benefit network engineers down the road. And if automation does eliminate all these jobs, does it then become a pernicious form of support lock-in?

On-Premises for today’s roundtable:


Tom Hollingsworth

Jasper Bongertz

Max Mortillaro

Arjan Timmerman

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Rich Stroffolino

Rich has been a tech enthusiast since he first used the speech simulator on a Magnavox Odyssey². Current areas of interest include ZFS, the false hopes of memristors, and the oral history of Transmeta.

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