Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: labour

9 bookmarks tagged “labour

Remote to who? A working letter

tinyletter.com/aworkinglibrary/letters/remote-to-who-a-working-letter
It was probably inevitable that sitting through a whole lot of job interviews and considering several offers would mean I would end up spending a disproportionate amount of time these past months thinking about what work means to me. This is a topic I am predisposed to (witness the title of this newsletter), and the activity of applying for jobs pretty much made everything else unthinkable. What I’m sharing today is some very rough thoughts about one corner of the way we talk about w...

Cost per hour for Accessibility Testing - Sheri Byrne-Haber - Medium

medium.com/@sheribyrnehaber/cost-per-hour-for-accessibility-testing-868ddf74322c
Although I am usually not afraid of confrontation, this is an article that I have avoided writing about for a while. No matter what I write below, I’m going to piss someone off. Spending the last…

The secret lives of Facebook moderators in America - The Verge

theverge.com/2019/2/25/18229714/cognizant-facebook-content-moderator-interviews-trauma-working-conditions-arizona
In a damning new report, Casey Newton gives an unprecedented look at the day-to-day lives of Facebook moderators in America. His interviews with twelve current and former employees of Cognizant in Arizona reveal a workplace perpetually teetering on the brink of chaos.

Intellectual Proletarians

theanarchistlibrary.org/library/emma-goldman-intellectual-proletarians
“though the intellectuals are really proletarians, they are so steeped in middle-class traditions and conventions, so tied and gagged by them, that they dare not move a step.”