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Re-envisioning Unions

Thought of broadly the job of a union is to act on behalf of union members. Ideally the union acts within a cooperative, collaborative ecosystem including current and potential future employers – but always acting primarily for the benefit and … Continue reading

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Using Machines to Race

This is an informal summary of Race Against the Machine (Brynjolfsson, McAfee) which I found intriguing.  The book says that much of our increased structural unemployment is due to the rapid pace of technological advancement and the inability of training … Continue reading

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How important is strong pseudonymity for democracy?

Anonymity and and pseudonymous accounts – are needed to support whistleblowing, and to make sure that people do not avoid getting the information they need (e.g. on homosexuality, aids) because they want to avoid embarrassment or worse.  > cannot find … Continue reading

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