August 2015 Archives

August 24, 2015

Needed: New libraries of technological knowledge

Over a century ago, Andrew Carnegie helped usher in the rapid dissemination of knowledge across the United States and the world by funding the construction of over 2500 libraries at an estimated cost of $60 million. His vision held that … Read More.

August 19, 2015

The Freelance Economy – Part II

Working at the convergence of precarious positions and the digital revolution Last week, we at the DEEP Centre blog explored the trend towards precarious work and the challenges this trend presents for young workers and the Canadian economy. In Toronto, … Read More.

August 10, 2015

The Freelance Economy – Part I

Working at the convergence of precarious employment and the digital revolution   As a member of the Millennial generation, a recent article by Philip Cross in the Globe and Mail regarding part-time and self-employment following the 08-09 recession set off a … Read More.

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