AP PHOTOS: A look at jobs replaced by technology

Last Updated: Thu, Jan 24, 2013 09:00 hrs

: Millions of middle-class jobs have been lost in developed countries the world over.

Worse, those jobs weren't just lost to China and other developing countries. No one got them. They vanished, victims of increasingly sophisticated software and machines that can do tasks faster, cheaper and often better than humans.

Here is a photo gallery of jobs especially hard hit by the technological onslaught:

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