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Future of Work

Tech companies are now leasing more office space than ever

The WeWork mess, explained

Robots aren’t taking warehouse employees’ jobs, they’re making their work harder

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How remote work is quietly remaking our lives

Working from anywhere: the good, the bad, the lovely.

If you think WeWork is in trouble now, just wait until the recession hits

The WeWork CEO’s outsize power is one reason the company is imploding

Startups still love Slack but big companies are bailing

Big Tech is “scary” because it wants to be the solution to everything, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says

Uber and Lyft say they don’t plan to reclassify their drivers as employees

The Wing wants to fight gender bias in hiring by helping its members hire each other

Workers need to be part of the conversation about UBI, says “Beaten Down, Worked Up” author Steve Greenhouse

Uber and Lyft just lost another battle in California

How WeWork is trying to justify its tech company valuation

Why Amazon pays warehouse employees to tweet about their jobs

Some Uber and Lyft drivers say they were misled into petitioning against their own worker rights

If Slack is so good, why are so many companies trying to fix it? 

Foreign tech workers are turning to Canada as US immigration becomes more difficult

How much Google contractors say they get paid compared to full-time employees

How can you prepare for the future of work? The answer is not “learn to code.”

Full Q&A: 99designs CEO Patrick Llewellyn on Recode Decode

Full Q&A: DoorDash CEO Tony Xu and COO Christopher Payne on Recode Decode

Why no one really knows how many jobs automation will replace

Eyeing a 2020 run, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti explains how he (or someone else) could beat Trump

Inequality in Silicon Valley is getting worse: Wages are down for everyone but the top 10 percent

A former WeWork employee is suing the company over alleged sexual assaults fueled by ‘frat-boy culture’

SoftBank has a lot to worry about if it strikes this deal with WeWork

SoftBank is betting the Vision Fund on WeWork

Is this robot really going to replace a security guard?

Bird’s new scooter delivery service could become a clever hack around city regulation

Half of U.S. Uber drivers make less than $10 an hour after vehicle expenses, according to a new study

Amazon will raise its minimum wage to $15 for all 350,000 U.S. workers

California is officially the first state that will try to require companies like Apple, Facebook and Alphabet to add more women to their boards

AI-produced artwork is moving from the fringes into the high art world

If they don’t want to lose their jobs to a machine, doctors will need to become compassionate ‘human connectors’

For some underrepresented people in tech, life is getting better. For others, this is the ‘dark timeline.’

Silicon Valley has been treating workers ‘miserably’ since the 1970s

Full Q&A: ‘Temp’ author Louis Hyman on Recode Decode

WeWork is one lease away from being the biggest office tenant in Manhattan

10 charts that sum up 2018 (so far)

WeWork is still growing phenomenally — and losing a lot of money

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