Uber, Data Darwinism and the future of work

Om Malik has published an interesting article looking at how people today are constantly connected to the internet. This has seen shifts in service delivery to online platforms which sees the creation on an on-demand workforce like Uber. It raises the questions:

“What are the labor laws in a world where workforce is on demand? And an even bigger question is how are we as a society going to create rules, when data, feedback and, most importantly, reputation are part an always-shifting equation?”

You can read the full post here.

What are your thoughts on how we manage the regulation of on-demand services to ensure we deliver those services in the most effective way while protecting employees?

Read more about issues like this in our Technology issues paper.


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