Today's internet platforms are rewarded exponentially as they gain traction whilst their essential Gig Economy workers are rewarded linearly and do not share in the value created. HumanGuild uses community-owned gig economy platforms to transform this relationship with unexpected spillover effects on workers' living standards and human capital.
Covid-19 left many out of work, generating yield in blockchain games has provided them with some respite, but this is just the beginning of a new paradigm that rewards participants for their efforts.
In his talk, Dr, Steven Waterhouse will discuss how human values are built into our technology and how those values influence society. The next generation of technology can be built upon different values than the last as questions of safety and freedom continue to evolve.