[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.
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/
A podcast interview with the MIT-trained founder/CEO of Rev.com, spawn of Upwork: https://www.nimdzi.com/podcast-talking-transcription-part-2/#transcript
The Spectacular Rise and Fall of WeWork – YouTube
— Read on m.youtube.com/watch
[When a tech startup parties like it’s 1999. ~ f.] #bubble