With millions already working from home, the Covid-19 pandemic is set to accelerate the onset of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and by 2025 the time spent on work tasks will be split evenly between human and machine, according to a report from the World Economic Forum Wednesday.

In its annual Future of Jobs report, the think-tank said the global pandemic had boosted company interest in adopting artificial intelligence and robotization, two pillars of the next industrial revolution. EFE-EPA