Op-Ed: Balancing profits and human dignity in the gig economy

Balancing profits and human dignity in the gig economy Cities have been ecosystems to improve trade and connect humans since the earliest days of civilization. As they evolved, cities developed protocols to ensure their denizens would experience more dignified, livable conditions. Historically, they have grappled with labor fairness and conquered issues of disease and poverty […]

Interview on Housing Costs w/ SF Chronicle

williamriggs: ““A household can bring in $120,000 to $140,000 in most places throughout the Bay Area, and still not be able to affording housing within a comfortable 30 percent of their monthly expenses,” Riggs explains” — SF Chronicle https://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/What-does-it-mean-to-be-middle-class-in-the-Bay-13011118.php#photo-16234508

Interview in WaPost

A lot of this is based on existing assumptions of travel behavior, which we can’t assume will be the same in an autonomous future…The caution is that we don’t overstate the doom that AVs will cause to society and then therefore undersell the potential benefit in terms of trip optimization and saved lives. Me in […]