Major furtherance in technology has more than doubled worker productivity since 1970, reports Investing Answers, an independent content provider and resource for investors. However, many jobs are now becoming increasingly obsolete for various reasons. This article assesses the 10 jobs in decreased demands followed by the reasons. It may come as no surprise that the job of newspaper reporter is going the way of the buggy whip maker — but the forces of modernity have placed some unexpected occupations on the endangered species list as well. Online sites such as Travelocity, Priceline.com, Expedia, and Orbitz have decimated the ranks of travel agents as consumers increasingly book their own trips. Most men take a new job because it has a future. This is a list of the jobs one should try to avoid if he or she is thinking long term.