Why automation makes your job harder: unlearn automation
We discuss why it’s no longer true that automation and AI will make all our jobs easier.
An employee, not a contractor: unfair dismissal ruling against Deliveroo is a big deal for Australia’s gig workers
The Fair Work Commission's ruling that delivery rider Diego Franco was an employee of Deliveroo is a major legal win for Australia's gig workers.
Did somebody say workers’ rights? Three big questions about Menulog’s employment plan
Food-ordering platform Menulog has declared it will break with the standard contractor business model. But let's not get too excited yet.
Unpacking the gig economy impact on The Future, This Week
This week: as the world sets out to regulate gig work, we look at its surprising consequences and wider impact.
A better deal for Uber drivers in UK, but Australia’s gig workers must wait
Uber has been forced by the UK courts to treat its British drivers as workers. It will probably require legislative change for Uber's Australian drivers to be treated as employees.
The car industry and food delivery on The Future, This Week
This week: where will the sputtering car industry go? And struggling food delivery apps.
The gig economy: a tale of two workers
COVID-19 spawns two classes of employees: The under worked vs the overworked.
Gig work changes and worker protests on Corona Business Insights
As some gig workers become essential workers others face long term unemployment. Gig workers are striking, walking off the job and protesting among changing labour circumstances.
YouTube fame and ghost kitchens on The Future, This Week
This week: welcome to Season 6, with hidden YouTube fame and ghost kitchens.
The future of you
Your future is not yet written. Here are some ideas currently being tested that aim to put people at the centre of discussions about a better AI future.
The Future, This Week 06 April 2018
This week: unpacking inequality, why shooting for the moon is hard, and cars demanding attention in other news.
The Future, This Week 16 March 2018
This week: fixing the web, the farmer wants a bot, and big gigs and solar in the rain in other news.