Are the productivity gains from tech fading?

I’ve struggled with an idea for a while, the idea that economic productivity gains from technology are stalling out. Productivity in general had a good run leading up to the…

Rebooting Work – Douglas Rushkoff

 [D]igital technology is expressing and amplifying the embedded values of industrialism. -Douglas Rushkoff http://www.psmag.com/business-economics/the-future-of-work-rebooting-workprogramming-the-economy-for-people   I’m writing a book on Brexit that I’m serializing. Parts 1) covering the challenges in…

Congress needs to press Yellen on mistaken rate hike | TheHill

The employment rate of 25-to-54-year-olds fell 4.8 percentage points during the downturn and has only recovered 2.8 percentage points since then. This means that over six years after the end of the…

Technology has created more jobs than it has destroyed, says 140 years of data | Business | The Guardian

A study by economists at the consultancy Deloitte seeks to shed new light on the relationship between jobs and the rise of technology by trawling through census data for England…

Are you being commoditized?

Are you being commoditized? The nature of work is evolving and we must respond by changing the way in which we approach our careers. Failing to react to these circumstances…

Student Loan Debtors Should Reap What’s Been Sown for Them…

…or something. Veronique de Rugy, unserious shill for the wealthy, is at it again.  She’s now advocating that the screws not be loosened off of those drowning in student loan…