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Remaking the Servant Economy

“An unkind summary, then, of the past half decade of the consumer internet: Venture capitalists have subsidized the creation of platforms for low-paying work that deliver on-demand servant services to rich people, while subjecting all parties to increased surveillance.”

Alexis Madrigal

The Full Story

My Thoughts

One beef …. why unkind’ … that is exactly what is going on. Encapsulates my thoughts completely. And nobody … nobody seems to be concerned.

Related? Definitely. Connected? Probably.

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