Power tool, steam engine and the like were created long before the applications expanded to industry, e.g. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
, but there is nothing of the sort being there NOW for automation. Further, past improvement are not a prediction for future improvement. There is an excellent chance with the automation we see that there will be NO replacement. Secondly , tapes are not a good examples as they are format shifting, they do not curb consumption, and only the various music and film industry pretended
it would cause their industries damage, and I think it was mostly to get copyright prolongation , and frankly the plan worked
The more important point, is that if we have now robot to automate the "dumb" jobs, then there is no
new "dumb" job which cannot be automated. And that is where your reasoning break down. They may be new educated job, but the one requiring no training no education, will not come back. Think about it. Why would you use a person if automation has gone so far to replace the older jobs ? Only if the new stuff cannot be done by automation and that exclude the same category of job automated. Therefor such job will not come back.