The Workers of Silicon Valley
To understand the electronics industry is simple: every time someone says “robot,” simply picture a woman of color.
The Other New Deal
The Interval, Long Now Society
Think the New Deal was about government spending?
Hyman explains how New Deal financing reinvented capitalism, and why we should do it again.
(but the audio is...weird)
The History of Climate Catastrophe and The Future of Work
CASBS, Stanford University
The moral crisis of our time is reconciling climate change with economic growth that includes everyone.
Natasha Iskander and I talk about how to think about the future by revisiting the past: the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl of the 1930s.
Gigged and Temped
The imagined future legitimates a very unequal present.
A public talk at Rutgers.
Is My Employer An Algorithm? The Portfolio of Work in the Gig Economy
Algorithms are widely used to manage shift workers. How can these algorithms be tweaked for the benefit of both worker and employer?