Upwork's time tracker software "tracks hundreds of freelancers while they work by saving screenshots, measuring the frequency of their clicks and keystrokes, and even sometimes taking webcam photos of the workers".
@kusti Not exactly “freelancers” then, are they?
@kusti It's okay. We have the technology.
@kusti Yeah that's creepy. This is definitely a very tangible step in the direction of the commodification of development work. We are already supposed to work in a way that makes us easily replaceable.
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