2 min read · 2020-07-28 · In my experience at all levels within large organizations as well as small ones, the team members valued the most, and usually promoted first, are the ones seen by others as indispensable or "goto"…
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5 min read · From 2019 · The artificial-intelligence industry runs on the invisible labor of humans working in isolated and often terrible conditions—and the model is spreading to more and more businesses.
5 min read · Sep 21st · Female gig workers earn less and are less satisfied than their male counterparts.
Working in partnership with the research company Premise, Rest of World surveyed more than 4,900 gig workers in 15 countries, asking them about their experiences working for ride-hailing, food delivery, and domestic services platforms.
platform work is heavily gendered, with a majority of domestic workers being female, and a substantial majority of ride-hailing drivers and delivery workers being male.
The platform economy fundamentally benefits from the same patriarchy that has benefited prior sectors