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Things Aren’t Looking Good for Uber in California

California has been the legal beachhead of labor’s fight against gig work platforms, and unsurprisingly, Uber, Postmates, and other similar companies have done everything in their power to challenge having to reclassify their contract workforces as employees. But a ruling today in the state’s Central District Court…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Horror Stories From Inside Amazon’s Mechanical Turk

The workers of Mechanical Turk, Amazon’s on-demand micro-task platform, say they have encountered mutilated bodies, graphic videos of botched surgeries, and what appeared to be child pornography. They say they have been asked to transcribe Social Security numbers and other personal data. Sometimes their temporary…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Horror Stories From Inside Amazon’s Mechanical Turk

The workers of Mechanical Turk, Amazon’s on-demand micro-task platform, say they have encountered mutilated bodies, graphic videos of botched surgeries, and what appeared to be child pornography. They say they have been asked to transcribe Social Security numbers and other personal data. Sometimes their temporary…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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New Frostpunk Expansion’s Final Boss Is A Labor Dispute

Frostpunk’s The Last Autumn expansion, out today on PC, is the city-building game’s best update yet. It adds several new mechanics and swaps out the threat of a plummeting thermostat for a tug-of-war between strict production deadlines and workers’ rights.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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New Frostpunk Expansion’s Final Boss Is A Labor Dispute

Frostpunk’s The Last Autumn expansion, out today on PC, is the city-building game’s best update yet. It adds several new mechanics and swaps out the threat of a plummeting thermostat for a tug-of-war between strict production deadlines and workers’ rights.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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New Frostpunk Expansion’s Final Boss Is A Labor Dispute

Frostpunk’s The Last Autumn expansion, out today on PC, is the city-building game’s best update yet. It adds several new mechanics and swaps out the threat of a plummeting thermostat for a tug-of-war between strict production deadlines and workers’ rights.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Daimler To Cut At Least 10,000 Jobs, Blames It On Electric Cars

Mercedes’s parent company, Daimler, made €7.6 billion (or about $8.4 billion) in profit last year. But as we’re all in the midst of an electric car revolution, Daimler has apparently decided that some heads must roll, and it’s cutting at least 10,000 jobs to facilitate the switch.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Twitch Streamer ‘Trained For 3 Months’ To Try And Break 566-Hour Streaming Record

Humans do lots of inadvisable things in public for attention (see: hot dog eating contests, “the worm”). There is, though, a fine line between inoffensively asserting your existence and setting a bad example by putting yourself at risk. This is the debate at the heart of record-setting. Right now, Twitch streamer…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Twitch Streamer ‘Trained For 3 Months’ To Try And Break 566-Hour Streaming Record

Humans do lots of inadvisable things in public for attention (see: hot dog eating contests, “the worm”). There is, though, a fine line between inoffensively asserting your existence and setting a bad example by putting yourself at risk. This is the debate at the heart of record-setting. Right now, Twitch streamer…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The Outer Worlds Will Rattle Your Idea Of A Perfect Planet

The very first quest in The Outer Worlds, Obsidian’s highly anticipated first-person RPG out October 25, asked me to make what felt like an impossible choice. On one side was a community of outsiders frustrated by corporate control. Their outpost was something like a worker’s paradise—they were well fed and mostly…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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