future of work

Late Capitalism

Millennial Democrats Like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Pete Buttigieg Are Ready to Face Off Against Job-Stealing Robots

"We should not be haunted by the specter of being automated out of work."
Ankita Rao
4.1.19
Future Proof

Companies are using AI to stop bias in hiring. They could also make discrimination worse.

Algorithms are being used to eliminate human bias, but sometimes they entrench it.
Milena Mikael-Debass
12.28.18
Future Proof

How the humble robotic arm took over the world

A short history of the robot that started it all.
Ben Craw
12.26.18
Future Proof

How a labor union is using an algorithm to predict when to organize

The algorithm is only one way unions have recently embraced tech in bargaining.
Jamie Maxwell
12.14.18
Future Proof

This algorithm reads X-rays better than doctors do

Artificial intelligence has some radiologists worried about automation.
Dan Ming
12.13.18
Frontier

How Your Career Can Survive the Next Wave of Automation

As mass automation flourishes, labor, tech and finance experts weigh in on the new brave new world.
Eric Kingrea
3.7.18
Frontier

Students Earned $1 Billion in College Scholarships Using Their Smartphones

A new app is trying to incentivize college affordability by providing students instant micro-scholarships.
Madeline Moitozo
11.16.17
The Rundown

Why the Lord & Taylor Flagship Store Closing is a Big Deal for Your Job in Ten Years

Your guide to the future of jobs, what’s working, what’s not and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
10.26.17
Livable Planet

Avoiding Mass Extinction Was the Goal of This Music and Climate Festival

Thought leaders in education, business, environmentalism, technology, and policy convened at Creating Equilibrium to come up with actionable solutions to the world's worst problems.
Kastalia Medrano
9.18.17
Frontier

Legislators are Pushing a Law to Help Students Get Jobs After Graduation

Students are making life-changing college decisions with limited information, but a database created by the controversial College Transparency Act could change all of that.
Kimberly Lawson
9.8.17
Last Chance High

VICE Impact August: Chicago's At-Risk Youth and the Future of Higher Ed

This month we'll be launching a campaign helping vulnerable kids in Chicago, exploring the feasibility of higher education, and diving into the politics of health care reform.
Nick Chedli Carter
8.6.17
Impact Work

Hip-Hop Hackathon Engages Students on Tech Industry

“When students see people like them in the industry it makes them believe they can do this too."
Impact Staff
6.26.17
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