This Company Hires Gig Workers—as Employees

Last September, as California legislators considered Assembly Bill 5, a measure designed to limit which workers can be classified as independent contractors, companies like Uber and Lyft bemoaned a potential blow to their bottom lines—bottom lines that were, for the record, already suffering. But one gig economy CEO cheered the bill from the sidelines.“We’re big…

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Today’s Cartoon: Learn to Code

Monday, January 13, 2020. By Julia Suits, with cartooncollections.com. Here are 13 smart STEM toys to inspire and entertain kids—even if you don’t teach your toddler to code. Every weekday, WIRED publishes a new cartoon about the worlds of science and technology. Check back here for more laughs throughout the rest of the week. And…

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