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Tech's push to “disrupt” workers is a legal & social timebomb - Gigaom

Tech's push to “disrupt” workers is a legal & social timebomb - Gigaom | Digital living | Scoop.it
Startups that push the limits of labor law are getting socked by lawsuits, and risk paying out big to employees and the IRS. These episodes are not just a threat to the business model of many tech ventures.
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Week 5: Digital Societies? | Digital Cultures (AMM 421)

Week 5: Digital Societies? | Digital Cultures (AMM 421) | Digital living | Scoop.it
Week 5: If there is such a concept as "digital culture(s)", what are some of the key issues around the "digitial society" or should we say "digital societies"?
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Steffen Schmidt: Digital world has changed views about privacy - Montgomery Advertiser

Steffen Schmidt: Digital world has changed views about privacy - Montgomery Advertiser | Digital living | Scoop.it
Steffen Schmidt: Digital world has changed views about privacy Montgomery Advertiser Third, we are now a “me, me” society in which people want everyone to know everything they are doing, when they are doing it, why they are doing it and with whom...
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Dr. Ernest J. Wilson on Digital Societies and Those at the Bottom ...

Dr. Ernest J. Wilson on Digital Societies and Those at the Bottom ... | Digital living | Scoop.it
What the Transition to a Digital Society Means for Those at the Bottom. Earlier today the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute at Harvard University hosted Dr. Ernest J. Wilson III to give a lecture as part of the Exclusion and Inequality in ...
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What is the Cost of Our "Always On" Digital Lifestyle? | Care2 Causes

What is the Cost of Our "Always On" Digital Lifestyle? | Care2 Causes | Digital living | Scoop.it
Since quality of life and happiness are key components to creating a healthy life, it is important to identifying the source of the problem and the best ways to cope with life online.
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On the urge to unplug. What is the true cost of our "always on" digital ...

On the urge to unplug. What is the true cost of our "always on" digital ... | Digital living | Scoop.it
David Roberts, Baratunde Thurston, Paul Miller and others have taken public breaks from the internet. What does this trend of needing to unplug say about the sustainability - or lack thereof - of our always on lifestyle?
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Technology in The Family: Living in a Digital Society

Technology in The Family: Living in a Digital Society | Digital living | Scoop.it
Last week, Slate magazine published this article reacting to an interview given by the American comedian, Louis C.K., in which he talked about why he won’t allow his young children to use smartphon...
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Humanities in the digital age | Harvard Gazette

Humanities in the digital age | Harvard Gazette | Digital living | Scoop.it
... for three more years, moderated a Lamont Library discussion titled “Digital Humanities: Across the Spectrum,” which focused on how humanists' training and skills are translating and being utilized in today's digital society.
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6 real-life truths about living in a digital lifestyle | FAVES + CO.

6 real-life truths about living in a digital lifestyle | FAVES + CO. | Digital living | Scoop.it
Because we live in a digital age, it's easy to forget about the brutal facts of real-life. You might think your Facebook friends are happy all of the time, but they're not. Those perfect photos of your co-worker on Instagram?
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