Category Archives: Gig economy

As robots take our jobs, we need something else. I know what that is | George Monbiot

It’s untenable to let salaried work define us. In the future, what we do for society unpaid should be at least as important

Why bother designing robots when you can reduce human beings to machines? Last week, Amazon acquired a patent for a wristband that can track the hand movements of workers. If this technology is developed, it could grant companies almost total control over their workforce.

Related: The Amazon worker: paid £18,000 a year to shift 250 items an hour

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