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Zillow’s CEO is warning that the future of work could create a ‘two-class system’ where those who come into the office are viewed as better employees

Zillow CEO Rich Barton discussed the future of work during the company’s Q4 earnings call. A hybrid model could create a “two-class system” that negatively impacts remote workers, he said. Others have echoed his concerns. GitLab’s CEO called a hybrid model “the worst of both worlds.” Visit the Business section […]
Zillow’s CEO is warning that the future of work could create a ‘two-class system’ where those who come into the office are viewed as better employees
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Investor Ron Conway and Zillow CEO Rich Barton are among 13 new billionaires who have agreed to give away most of their fortunes by signing the Giving Pledge

Famed Silicon Valley investor Ron Conway, Zillow cofounder Rich Barton, and early Facebook employee Jeff Rothschild are among this year’s new signatories of the Giving Pledge, thereby agreeing to give the majority of their net worths to charity. This year’s 13 additions to the Giving Pledge have a combined net […]
Investor Ron Conway and Zillow CEO Rich Barton are among 13 new billionaires who have agreed to give away most of their fortunes by signing the Giving Pledge
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Property tech companies are helping landlords spy on residents, collect their data, and even evict them. Critics are calling it an invasion of privacy that could reinforce inequality.

Landlords are increasingly using facial recognition software and other surveillance technologies to track tenants’ movements and collect their data. The companies selling “proptech” claim their products make residents safer, but some say flaws and biases mean they’re really just accelerating gentrification and invading people’s privacy. Researchers with the AI Now […]
Property tech companies are helping landlords spy on residents, collect their data, and even evict them. Critics are calling it an invasion of privacy that could reinforce inequality.
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