The Rise of Distributed Autonomous Companies

David Morris has a thought provoking post about Distributed Autonomous Corporations (DACs) on Aeon: When everything from your alarm clock to your car is managed remotely through the global network, autonomous cloud robots will run free. … DACs should make us think about the immediate consequences of the rapidly accelerating automation of our economic system. They sound […]

Sharing Means Sharing Risk

Catherine Rampell writes about the dark side of the sharing-economy: It’s true that, in many ways, sharing-economy jobs can offer more autonomy than traditional employer-employee relationships. But there’s a dark side to these work arrangements that gets considerably less press: the shifting of risk off corporate balance sheets and onto the shoulders of individual Americans, […]