articles tagged: jobs
hey, older generations, did you know work doesn’t have to be awful?
# politics

hey, older generations, did you know work doesn’t have to be awful?

Baby Boomers are very upset with Millennials for trying to make work more meaningful and comfortable after watching them suffer.

will a universal basic income be a long term solution?
# politics

will a universal basic income be a long term solution?

Universal Basic Income seems like a compassionate, forward-looking idea. But in reality, it's little more than a band aid that needs a lot more thought.

why amazon is probably not the worst place for techies, and why it doesn’t matter
# tech

why amazon is probably not the worst place for techies, and why it doesn’t matter

Amazon is not a nice or fun place to work, even if you're one of its supposedly vaunted techies. But it's not like we expect any better from a company that big.

why the college bubble really needs to pop
# education

why the college bubble really needs to pop

The trajectory of American higher education is simply unsustainable and something has to give sooner rather than later.

how to keep your employees happy
# science

how to keep your employees happy

Studies into the health of workers and middle managers leads to the inescapable conclusion that today's work culture is making us miserable and unhealthy.

welcome human, may we compute your order?
# tech

welcome human, may we compute your order?

Satirical articles about restaurants operated entirely by robots are starting to hit way too close to home...

all your jobs are belong to us?
# tech

all your jobs are belong to us?

Not only are robots stealing your job, more often than not, you're helping them with nowhere to go after receiving your pink slip...

that’s not what we meant by iron chef…
# tech

that’s not what we meant by iron chef…

The next job in line to get automated seems to be line cooks, raising even more alarms about the future of work and the economy.

from virtual reality pioneer to anti-singularitarian
# tech

from virtual reality pioneer to anti-singularitarian

Jaron Lanier is back with a vision of a jobless post-Singularity dystopia where hundreds of millions have no place to go and nothing to do.

why techies have such a grudge against yahoo
# tech

why techies have such a grudge against yahoo

The anger at Marissa Meyer has nothing to do with whether her employees will have to spend more time at the office and everything with why they're being corralled into their cubicles.

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