The small London side street reverberates with the growl of motorbikes and the shriek of horns. A young man yells hoarsely into a megaphone: “They’re gonna be disrupted, yeah! Because your lives are being disrupted, yeah! This is the money you need to live!” Dozens of men in T-shirts and jeans cheer and pump the horns on their motorbikes, scooters and bicycles. Many have pieces of A4 paper taped to their backs that say: “We are people, not Uber’s tools!”
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The tech is making new ways of working possible: cue the #gig economy. But, what if you work for a platform, not a person. Who’s the boss? And how will working for a platform change the way you work? All is revealed in this piece . . .