Sharing, Solidarity & Sustainability
“Instaserfs is the tale of two well-educated white guys discovering what people with fewer advantages have known for decades: the game is rigged.”
Uber, but for air travel. No, seriously.
Another computer scientist has joined the call for a universal basic income.
What’s Going on in the Workforce
“I don’t want to compare myself to an astronaut, but it kind of feels like that sometimes.” On what it’s like to be the test driver of a fleet of driverless cars.
“The future of human work may be situated.” Esso Kilpi on why we may still need some human pilots (among other gigs) after the onset of automated boating.
The Freelancers Union has this new infographic out about freelancers in the US.
Reputation, reputation, reputation
Are we all going to end up rating each other constantly? And if so, will you be rated a jerk?
Seattle’s bid to create a non-traditional union for ride-sharing drivers takes a step forward.
Actipedia just hit 1000 entries. Still haven’t put your protest movement on there? You should be developing FOMO by now.
This weekend, in London—take back the net.
The National Employment Law Project has a new series of reports & papers out, about the #fightfor15.
How long until the first “robots aren’t learning the right skills” think piece comes out? Meet the robot training academy.
The potential workforce issues aside, you’ve gotta recognize that the self-driving car will save more lives than the traditional kind.