Author: Brian Wallace

Has the Gig Economy Jumped the Shark?

Since the Great Recession, gig jobs have been heralded as the economy of the future – but after a decade, are U.S. workers still making money off of gig jobs? Many of the biggest gig startups began in the fallout of the Great Recession of 2008. 7.2% unemployment after the Great Recession spurred the demand for temporary and quick starting jobs. In the decade since, the gig economy has expanded …
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Can AI Be Ethical?

Technology in today’s world and economy is taking over a lot of monotonous jobs and, pretty soon, driving will become one of them, and when it does it will be a huge part of the economy. By 2050, driverless cars and mobility as a service is expected to grow to an astounding $7 trillion industry worldwide. From 2035 to 2045 it is anticipated that consumers will regain up to 250 …
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How to Stop the Measles Outbreak and its Impact on the Economy

After the beginning documentation of measles, it took about three hundred years to create a vaccine that could fight it.  In 1657, measles was first documented in Boston and by the 1960s, up to four million people were infected in the U.S. each year. Luckily, since the first of measles vaccines and with the help of new medical requirements, the combat moved quickly and America was able to eradicate the …
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The Power of Pets in Business

As pets continue to have a growing place in our hearts, businesses have began to understand the power of pets and embrace pet culture. People don’t have as much time as they used to, and leaving their pets at home all day isn’t always the picked choice. After all, these pets aren’t just ‘man’s best friend’ anymore, they’re our ‘fur babies.’ In 2018, Americans spent $72 billion on their pets. …
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