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Lyft, Uber: the shame of lesser work (and get ready for the automation of white collar jobs)

white-collar-automation

Automation is getting worse for workers, and the emotional strain is already evident.

I’ve noticed something. When I take a Lyft (I never take Uber, although I imagine the same is true for them), I’m rarely in the car more than a minute before the driver subtly makes it known that he/she has a real job (ie, white collar – today it was a real estate guy) and just does the rideshare thing on the side.

It doesn’t happen 100% of the time, but it probably does happen 90% of the time. Continue reading “Lyft, Uber: the shame of lesser work (and get ready for the automation of white collar jobs)”