Democratizing Access to Personal Helpers

Democratizing Access to Personal Helpers
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How technology is connecting us to a network of human helpers operating in the background for life’s little details

  • 20 may 2015

For every timesaving device humans have invented, we have found new ways to fill that time with more work—much of which is unpaid. A recent survey by Pew found that men and women spend 11.8 and 21.3 hours per week respectively on non-paid work such as childcare and housework. For every minute we’ve saved through dishwashers and microwaves, we’ve found new ways to use them doing something else.

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