Man speaking in front of IT tech with hand out caption 'IT sees everything you do on your work computers' (l) man sitting on couch hand on laptop (c) man speaking in front of IT tech with thumb up (r)

‘It’s the type of software that allows us to hop into your computer at any given time’: IT worker shares PSA to workers who use work computer for other things

'A lot of bad things can potentially happen.'

On Sep 27, 2022 by Rachel Kiley

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‘They ain’t playinnnggggggg’: Walmart shopper shares PSA after noticing new self-checkout tech while buying Minute Maid Lemonade

'Scan an orange for a TV if y’all want to!'

On Sep 27, 2022 by Allyson Waller

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How local governments are surveilling workers

Bosses are increasingly watching employees do everything—at home.

On Sep 15, 2022 by Camryn Garza

man 'karen' argues that white rice will fix phone tiktok

‘If he knows so much why did he even go in there’: Customer insists that putting his phone in rice will fix it, argues with repair worker

'White rice does not repair phones. I repair phones.'

On Sep 12, 2022 by Lauren Castro

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‘We didn’t work so hard for two decades to just give up now’: TikToker uses family’s old landline number for Kroger rewards points

'To whoever now has the phone number from my family's landline in the mid-2000s...'

On Aug 20, 2022 by Melody Heald

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‘That video did not make them look bad though…’: Apple worker asks the company not to fire her over viral TikTok video

'Maybe if you don't want my skills, maybe somebody else does.'

On Aug 13, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘I never use my mac outside and now I definitely won’t’: TikToker says their MacBook keyboard melted in the sun

'The funniest part is the implication that the development process did not involve sunlight AT ALL.'

On Aug 12, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘Going to HEB used to be a getaway. Now it’s work’: New self-checkout technology at HEB goes viral, sparking debate

'Self checkout machines already need overrides every five minutes.'

On Aug 10, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘When I called the police… and told them I knew the exact house it was in, they said take it as a loss’: TikToker’s theft recovery iPhone hack sparks debate

'The fact the police actually listened and went to the location has me skeptical.'

On Aug 7, 2022 by Jack Alban

woman posing in bathroom for mirror selfie caption 'cool perks of working at a tech company' (l) hygienic products (mouthwash deodorant) in basket caption 'hygiene station' (c) woman using tongs to select candy from candy station caption 'candy bar' (r)

‘This just encourages workers to arrive earlier and stay late hours’: Worker shares ‘cool perks’ of working at her tech company, sparking debate

'A capitalist ploy.'

On Jul 26, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘Things I’ll never do with my technology after working for 3 years’: Apple Store employee shares 4 tricks to upkeep devices

An Apple Store employee shares the most important ways you can avoid an emergency trip to the Genius Bar.

On Jul 17, 2022 by Dan Latu

old keyboard set up on desk caption 'Going from a gmail/zoom/Mac company to an outlook/teams/Microsoft company' (l) woman with headset on caption 'Going from a gmail/zoom/Mac company to an outlook/teams/Microsoft company' (c) clunky pc set up caption 'Going from a gmail/zoom/Mac company to an outlook/teams/Microsoft company' (r)

‘Why does it look the same as when I used it in the 90s’: Worker goes from a Gmail and Zoom office to new job that uses Microsoft Teams, sparking debate

'Teams is so much better than zoom it’s not even comparable.'

On Jul 9, 2022 by Melody Heald

Google Search with 'desk ornament' typed in image results in Nazi images

Search results for ‘desk ornament’ show images of Nazi memorabilia across Google, Bing, DuckDuckGo

Multiple search engines show the same results.

On Jul 1, 2022 by Siobhan Ball

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‘AND RISK LISTENING TO MY OWN THOUGHTS?’: TikToker’s video of her mom doing a task without any distraction sparks debate about Gen Z multitasking

'It's dead silence. Just the sound of her writing and the dishwasher. I could never.'

On Jun 20, 2022 by Braden Bjella

Airport coffee robot with screens on bar caption 'bro i hate san fransisco so much why does the airport have a coffee robot with a goddamn nft on the order screen' (l) Hands holding phones technology concept (c) Coffee bar screen with nft on it caption 'bro i hate san fransisco so much why does the airport have a coffee robot with a goddamn nft on the order screen' (r)

‘Bro I hate San Francisco so much’: Robot barista filmed running airport coffee shop, sparking debate

'Why does the airport have a coffee robot with a goddamn nft on the order screen?'

On Jun 2, 2022 by Grace Stanley