07th April 2017
Interesting news, articles and opinions that Doteveryone staff have discovered this week. Reading for everyone.
Outrage makes you feel good, but doesn’t change minds
It took but a quick click, but even as I joined the collective expression of disgust on social media at last week’s Daily Mail “Legs-it” front page I felt a bit sheepish.
Tech’s Wealthy Enclaves Hurt the Country—and Tech Itself
On a dreary Thursday afternoon in March, the halls of the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington, DC, swelled with people who spend their lives trying to salvage the economies of America’s forgotten towns.
Robot Cars And Fake Ethical Dilemmas
Something feels dishonest about the moral panic over self-driving cars. It usually involves bizarre crash scenarios that would (probably) never happen in real life. Does it matter that the scenarios are artificial or unrealistic?
Users should be able to own the businesses they love instead of investors
Here’s a story you hear on repeat from apparently successful founders: Their start-up had a great idea, and users thought it was great too, so it became worth something.
For 18 years, I thought she was stealing my identity. Until I found her
By the time the cop called “Lisa Davis”, I’d been sitting in the hard wooden pew in New York City criminal court for two hours. The courthouse swirled with diminished beauty: cracked marble, tarnished brass.
The Boundaries of Artificial Emotional Intelligence
I’m told I should prepare for the day an artificial intelligence takes my job. This will leave me either destitute and rootless or overwhelmed by a plenitude of time and existential terror, depending on whom you ask.
Douglas Coupland: 'The nine to five is barbaric
Douglas Coupland has always been one of the sharpest critics of the modern workplace. His literary works – such as Generation X, JPod and Microserfs – revolve around smart and creative young people who are better than their bosses, but unable to thrive in the corporate world.
Digital Transformation is Failing. Why?
The way we work , it seems, is no longer working.
What we’ve long suspected — that organisations are failing to maintain pace with technological advancements — is now evidenced. It wasn’t meant to be like this.
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