A robot assembles parts to make engines at Nissan Motor Co. Ltd's Yokohama Plant on July 4 in Yokohama, Japan.
A robot assembles parts to make engines at Nissan Motor Co. Ltd's Yokohama Plant on July 4 in Yokohama, Japan. - 
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The first episode of a special three-part podcast series on automation and the economy. Technology is increasingly replacing work done by humans, but some jobs are more resistant than others — we'll find out which. Plus: Think you know which jobs would survive a robot takeover? Take our quiz here: marketplace.org/robotproof

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