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The future of blue-collar work in an age of automation

Talk of machines replacing the less-skilled is largely just talk - and simplistic.

Since the introduction of ATMs, which were widely touted to replace bank tellers, the number of human bank tellers employed in the US has doubled, instead of disappearing.

AS co-founder of a tech startup, I spend a lot of my time thinking about the future of blue-collared work. At Nimbus, we build technology to make it easy for our clients to run their office. Unlike other on-demand startups, we do not employ people as independent contractors nor do we seek to...

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