My Attempt to Become the World’s First Survey Millionaire
I imagined myself on talk shows on both sides of the pond and could almost hear Gayle King’s laugh when I told her about Googling “sneaky money.”
On Delivering for Amazon Flex
Today’s must-read essay comes from Alana Semuels, at The Atlantic.
Are You Following the Bird Scooter Story?
It comes with an unexpectedly exploitable set of economic incentives.
I Am Ready for Amazon Whole Foods Delivery
Even though I won’t actually be able to use it.
More of Us Might Become Independent Contractors This Year
This is the flip side of that “we might all get higher wages this year” story.
When Your Gig Economy “Employer” Gets Sued
For the second time as a gig economy worker, I have been notified that I am now a member of a class action lawsuit.
The Luck Economy
In this environment, contests are just another form of hope.
The Cost of Learning That Your Gig Economy Job Counts as a Business
I owe business tax and late payment fees for my work as a bike messenger.
Mr. Money Mustache Tries Driving for Uber and Lyft
He wants to know how much money drivers actually make, after they subtract their costs.
Would You Pay a Surcharge so a Gig Economy Worker Could Get Benefits?
I could see these apps marketing “your money helps workers get healthcare and sick days” as a feature that separates them from the other, less socially conscious apps.