Uber, Deliveroo and Amazon Mechanical Turk. They are all examples of the ‘gig’ economy, in which people don’t get contracts and salaries, but are paid for their short ‘gigs’. Although it could revolutionize industries, it also has many troubling aspects. Three UT scientists have started a new research initiative to explore this possibly problematic future of work.
What makes a good teacher? Where does the passion for passing on knowledge come from? In the series ‘Meet the teacher’ we focus on people who are truly dedicated to education. In this episode we introduce Victoria Daskalova, Assistant Professor in Law, Governance & Technology.