Work

beef alert

Amazon Is Beefing With Bernie Sanders Over Its Treatment of Employees

The company’s response conveniently left out any mention of temp workers, which makes up 40 percent of the US workforce.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.30.18
to arms

A Viral Slingshot Channel Started a YouTuber's Union

With almost 10,000 'members' behind him, Jörg Sprave wants to show Google that YouTubers have the power to negotiate better working conditions.
Emanuel Maiberg
3.8.18
stroop test

New System Knows How Hard You’re Thinking Based on Thermal Imaging

No privacy implications here. Move along.
Michael Byrne
9.20.17
robots

Where Are Robots Affecting American Industry the Most?

Researchers mapped where industrial robots are taking over, and it explains a lot about politics.
Ankita Rao
8.14.17
titillations

A Brief History of 'NSFW'

And how arguably the internet’s most influential acronym is changing.
Jessica Brown
8.9.17
I am scared

What This Terrifying, Crab-Butchering Robot Can Teach Us About Automation

Robots aren't always the solution to a labour crisis.
Jordan Pearson
7.7.17
Windows 95

This Game Simulates the Thrill of Working On a Computer

You can almost feel the fluorescent overhead lighting.
Samantha Cole
7.5.17
bosses lie

Your Boss Is Not More Stressed Out Than You, Science Says

And they're not going to do anything about it.
Jordan Pearson
5.8.17
May Day

Astronauts Went on Strike in Space to Get Weekends Off

Celebrate International Workers Day by remembering that one time astronauts went on strike and spent the day goofing off.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.1.17
Do What You Love

This Startup Believes You’ll Work for Strangers for Free

Join the revolution.
Roisin Kiberd
4.19.17
automation

How a Law School Is Preparing Its Students to Compete Against AI

Automating legal services will allow more people to afford them, but lawyers could find themselves out of a job.
Samar Warsi
4.14.17
Dystopias

Tinder Online Opens New Ring of Hell for Your Workday

Great!
Jordan Pearson
3.28.17