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Work in America: Why is Full Employment So Unfulfilling?
Economists in the U.S. describe full employment as an unemployment rate that is between 4 and 6.4%. In October the unemployment rate was 4.1%. It had hovered around 5% throughout 2016. Depending on which economist’s definition of full employment you … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged automation, employment, gig economy, jobs, labor, minimum wage, retail, robots, technology, underemployed, unemployment, Wall Street, work 8 Comments
If We Don’t Own Our Stuff, Do We Own Our Future?
There is no doubt that is many ways we have lost control over our environment. Continue reading
Posted in Technology, Uncategorized Tagged cars, gig economy, Internet of things, jobs, Lyft, millennials, ownership, ride sharing, streaming, technology 7 Comments
Coding Our Future: The Industrial Revolution Ends Here
Is the era of massive organizations providing cookie-cutter products and services about to end? Continue reading
Posted in Technology Tagged 3-D printing, capitalism, employment, history, Industrial Revolution, jobs, labor, manufacturing, peer-to-peer economy, sharing economy, technology 21 Comments
Coding Our Future: Technology and Jobs
While there is no question that technology disrupts the job market, the question of whether it creates or destroys more jobs has no clear answer. Continue reading
Posted in Technology Tagged automation, employment, jobs, labor, robots, technology, work 23 Comments