The Dumbest Interview Question in History

offered without comment

Building the Ironworkers

I entered as though I belonged, dressed as I had for the work myself.

SEVEN Days of Wordle, December 5-11

A brief analysis of the daily results of Wordle, the five-letter-word guessing game: STREAKBREAKER EDITION

Labor Limbo

Can't stop, can't stop

Punjabi Convoy

In a nation where much of the labor force is made up of immigrants, the trucker hat may no longer be the profession’s definitive symbol.

How to Suck at Business Without Really Trying

I didn’t know the term then, but I had become a toiler on a content farm.

The Faces of Google Street View

Something interesting sometimes happens, a kind of rupture in the fabric of the Street View universe: the drivers’ faces appear, warped but not blurred.

Five Notes on the Yellow Vest Movement

The Gilets Jaunes tell us quite a bit about the fate of political struggle.

Invisible Residents

Death and life in Dubai’s vegetable market.