Automakers regularly freshen their products for a variety of reasons, and they do it often. Honda, after all, is on the 10th generation of its Accord
— Read on www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/08/15/the-jeep-yj-was-necessary-because-people-kept-suing-amc-over-the-cj/
[Some backstory on the “Yuppie Jeep.” I didn’t know there was such ire involved. I worked a lot of background this summer with mine, so look for us on CW Legacies’s ’80s episode, plus recently released Tarantino-style epic gearhead gang fantasy Reprisal on Hulu!]
The bill is supposedly designed to encourage employers to hire more people full-time, in an effort to fix what is, for some in the gig economy, a crisis: low pay, an unsteady stream of work, lack of health insurance.
— Read on nypost.com/2019/10/26/why-californias-ab-5-is-a-threat-to-the-american-way-of-life/
People think the new all-electric Mustang is a parody, something out of The Onion. But it’s not April Fool’s Day.
And I actually like the little mid-70s #MustangII that was wheeled out after the Arab Oil Embargo.
But my first thought was, this does not look like a Mustang … Oh just see for yourself, search for #EMustang. 😢 I weep for the brand. 🐎
[Feels like an Arab Spring moment for America’s remote workers.] The transcription service unexpectedly changed its pay structure this week, following in the footsteps of Instacart and other gig platforms.
— Read on www.fastcompany.com/90429522/yet-another-gig-company-is-changing-the-rules-for-workers
Holy schmokes does this book seem prescient of the recent Dickensian holiday wage-gouging drama at Rev.com, whose software I read is actually based on this open-source code of Amara’s: https://blog.amara.org/2019/05/07/amara-and-ghost-work-a-new-book-by-mary-l-gray-and-siddharth-suri/