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What’s Going on in the Workforce
When they said that technology would create jobs we couldn’t imagine five years ago, I didn’t think they were talking about being a scooter-recharger.

I guess if your boss is monitoring your emotional state via WIRELESS SENSORS ATTACHED TO  YOUR BRAIN, he can’t really get that upset when he figures out you’re mad at him.

Target is testing in-store robots to help with restocking.

Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos probably aren’t both in the running to be the next Bond villain—but maybe they should be.

Reputation, reputation, reputation
How ICE mines local police databases to sweep up immigrants.

I’m trying to imagine what would happen if I did my job wrong 92% of the time. That’s the error rate this facial recognition system has been coming up with, and yet it’s somehow still in use…

 


Sharing, Solidarity & Sustainability
Worker coops are providing vital child care to women who work in informal economies, world-wide.

The NYC Controller’s office took a look at how Airbnb is impacting access to affordable housing in the city.

Unite HERE is lobbying against California state workers being able to use peer-to-peer services on work-related travel.

 

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