What’s Going on in the Workforce
“While mainstream media often showcases the big players and global change makers, women show more interest in those who do not impact big politics or big business, but whose lives are invariably affected by both.” On an experiment to launch a site where experienced female journalists curate the news.
The TWU in Columbus, OH is gearing up to fight autonomous buses & a corresponding reduction in decent-paying jobs.
Uber just asked the SEC to let it offer equity to drivers.
SEIU homecare local launches debit card that members can have paychecks deposited directly into, in wake of Janus decision.
Matt Ewing explains how a dating app informed the design of Swing Left’s app that connects progressives with swing district campaigns.
Reputation, reputation, reputation
“…there’s a very widespread dissatisfaction with Facebook. It’s been criticized almost constantly by everybody. And yet, somehow, people are still on it.” Jaron Lanier explains the network effect, and other facets of BUMMER businesses.
Sharing, Solidarity & Sustainability
Douglas Rushkoff argues that, instead of UBI, we should be fighting for an ownership stake.
Got an Amazon Web Services account, and based in NY, SF or Tokyo? Amazon is setting out free coworking space for you.
Robot of the Week
My trainer evidently thinks that I’m capable of turning into a Boston Dynamics’ Atlas, because she tried to get me to do this exact thing last week.