You are in an alternate universe where U-Bounty doesn't exist. But people who live in the universes where it does exist report that has made the world a much more dangerous place, which is mitigated by the awesome YouTube shows that U-Bounty gig workers (often dressed as superheroes) produce.
Arise describes itself as "customer service outsourcing redefined." What that really means is: Uber for corporate phone support, except it pre-dates Uber. Arise contractors—note "contractors," not "employees," which will be an important distinction—provide customer service for companies like Disney and AAA. But the people doing this work—almost 90 percent of whom are women, and nearly… READ THE REST
The new startup Civvl calls itself the "Fastest growing money making gig due to COVID-19." Like Uber interrupted the taxi and transportation industries with contracted gig workers who can make money at their own pace with no employment security or benefits to fall back on — Civvl aspires to bring that same ingenuity to the,… READ THE REST
In a win for those forced to navigate the rideshare gig economy, a California judge has ruled that Uber and Lyft must treat drivers as employees, not independent contractors. READ THE REST
If you have a list of pet peeves, then drivers who don't signal are definitely on your list, and you're not the only one! It's also common courtesy for bike riders to give drivers behind them an idea when they're about to slow down or make a turn. Unfortunately, many cyclists don't give drivers a… READ THE REST
Panic attacks are no joke. They're deliberating, scary, and potentially dangerous. The heart starts pounding, breathing becomes strained, and the fear is palpable and very real. Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in America, affecting up to 40 million adults. Although people who experience anxiety visit a doctor 3 to 5 times more… READ THE REST
Bitcoin. By now, nearly everyone understands that Bitcoin is a form of cryptocurrency, an intangible item that carries with it a truckload of very tangible value. But while everybody kind of knows what Bitcoin is, there are incredibly few who actually understand how Bitcoin works, how you buy it, or how people in the know… READ THE REST