The Biden administration has rescinded a Trump-era rule that would have made it easier for companies to classify workers as contractors rather than full employees. The rule, finalized in the waning days of the Trump administration, would have made it more difficult for gig workers for businesses like Uber and DoorDash to be counted as full-time employees under federal law. Dropping the rule...
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Fear and Longing in the AI Wars
Hi, welcome to your Weekend! This is Abe filling in for Jon, who returns as Weekender-in-Chief next Saturday.If the cars, brain implants and spaceships don’t pan out, Elon Musk has a promising future as a fear-monger. His was the leading name attached to a widely discussed open letter published this week that urged a halt in artificial intelligence research, warning that AI poses “profound...
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