People platform cooperating

This Is How We’ll Survive After Robots Have Taken Our Jobs

This article originally appeared in YES! Magazine and was then picked up this morning by AlterNet where it is now featured on the homepage.

It’s about addressing the threat of technological unemployment (the large-scale loss of jobs to automation) by expanding who ‘owns the robots’ — i.e. who owns the companies that are doing the automating. The focus is on a novel approach called “platform cooperatives,” which is what would happen were Uber or Airbnb to be owned by its users.

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