The Robots are Coming

A casual discussion about the automation of work and the decreasing relevance of humans to productivity.

The Gig Economy

June 15, 2015

An interesting term is in this article about Uber drivers trying to file for unemployment.

The companies of the gig economy, the on-demand economy, the 1099 economy — whatever you want to call it — have proved the most financially successful and most ethically and legally vexing of Silicon Valley’s recent startup surge.

We’ve discussed before how driving down the Minimum Billable Unit (MBU) will change the dynamics of the employer-employee relationship.