03 Sep The Ghost of Workforce Future
One of the big worries regarding the future of work is that jobs are going to disappear altogether, replaced by breathtaking technology and clever robots. That is happening to an extent, but apparently some dregs are being left for humans, for better or work. ‘Ghost Work’ refers to things like writing captions for images or listening to what people tell Alexa – things that machines cannot quite do, but which people may not consider first-choice work either. See more here in my Globe and Mail column.