Future of Work Roundup - Week of May 15

May 15, 2023

Future of Work Roundup - Week of May 15

Welcome to the Future of Work Roundup. Each week, we bring you five top stories—drawing from the latest academic research and industry trends—to give you an easily-digestible snapshot of how work is changing—and why it matters.

Remote Work: The Unusual Price Some Would Pay

HR Dive delves into the world of remote work in Ginger Christ's new column "Happy Hour". The piece explores a peculiar survey revealing just how far some are willing to go to work from home, from adopting eccentric hairstyles to accepting salary cuts. This intriguing exploration of the evolving work culture is a must-read for those navigating the work-from-home landscape.

Tech Hubs Program: $500 Million Investment for Middle-American Cities

The U.S. aims to turn middle-American cities into new tech hubs with a $500 million investment. According to the article published by CNBC, the U.S. government plans to invest $500 million to turn mid-American cities into tech hubs, aiming to create jobs and foster innovation outside traditional tech centers.

Companies Ban ChatGPT in Response to Data Security Concerns

HR Brew reports that several companies have implemented bans on using ChatGPT, a generative AI technology, in their offices. The article discusses how some companies embrace the tool while others are concerned about the potential leakage of sensitive or proprietary information.

Google Unveils 100 Exciting Announcements at I/O 2023

Google reports a whirlwind of groundbreaking announcements at I/O 2023, unveiling innovative devices, AI advancements, and productivity tools that are set to revolutionize the tech landscape. Explore the 100 remarkable things Google revealed during the event.

How AI is Making Mind-Reading a Reality

According to reports, scientists have created an AI system to translate thoughts into text. While helpful for those who struggle to speak, privacy concerns must be addressed as technology advances.

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