DoorDash Is Proof of How Easy It Is to Exploit Workers When Their Boss Is an Algorithm

Co-founder and CEO of DoorDash Tony Xu speaks onstage during TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2016 at Brooklyn…

This Report Makes It Perfectly Clearly Who Automation Is Working For

Photo: David Ramos (Getty) If you want to get a sense of who, exactly, automation is…

Automated Call Menus Are the Epitome of Shitty Automation

Photo: Getty Like self-checkout kiosks—perhaps even more so—automated phone menus are a prime example of shitty…

The Robots Are Coming for Our Jobs, Seller of Automation Equipment Says

Photo: Luca Bruno (AP) Sometimes the pitch-perfect example that just totally proves your argument falls directly…

There Is Absolutely No Reason to Trust the Safety Record of Tesla’s Autopilot System

A Tesla Model S that crashed in South Jordan, Utah, while in Autopilot mode accelerated in…

‘Robots’ Are Not ‘Coming for Your Job’—Management Is

Illustration: Jim Cooke (Gizmodo) Listen: ‘Robots’ are not coming for your jobs. I hope we can…

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Stays Off Stage as Shareholders Ask About Climate Change

Photo: Patrick Semansky (AP) At Amazon’s shareholder meeting today, employees and investors voted on a wide-ranging…

The Next Evolution of Online Shopping Is Letting a Bot Buy You Underwear

Photo: Andy Wong (AP) Online retailers are engaged in a constant, all-consuming quest to make the…