On Demand Work, and the Two-Tier Economy

Balancing on demand economics with social goals

[Migrated from Medium 2018-04-05.]

Some Assembly Required (source: Ikea)

The news that TaskRabbit has been acquired by Ikea seems so sensible. After all, putting together Ikea furniture is perhaps the most common task that ‘Taskers’ get asked to undertake. Apparently the two companies teamed in a pilot program in the the UK to offer exactly that service:

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