Briefing paper

Uncertainty by the hour

Technology has made work ever-present. Cell-phones tether salaried workers to endless 24/7 workweeks, caffeinated by Starbucks baristas who are among the millions of workers scrambling for hours with head-spinning erratic schedules. The nature of work has changed for all of us. And for the majority...

Where are you now? Location detection systems and personal privacy

The growth in video camera surveillance and in information systems has prompted claims of invasion of privacy. New location detection systems and electronic tags now offer ways to monitor personal behaviour as never before. This Research Note looks at the new technologies.