The Big Read: In the pursuit of technology, what happens to workers left behind?

As the relentless march of technology leaves its mark across industries, scores of Singapore workers young and old have risen to the challenge, jumping over hurdles to embrace new skills and stay ahead of the curve.

Yet, there remains a segment of society who risk being left in the dust. Some of these workers, who are typically of the older set and quick to profess a lack of technological know-how, are not only struggling to keep pace with changes roiling almost every industry. They also fear technology would usurp their roles, leaving them jobless.

It begs the question: What happens to these workers?

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