Der Tagesspiegel: Homeworking 2.0

In days of old a substantial amount of work was done in the parlor; nowadays companies award text contracts to micro-jobbers. They get a lot done, but they cannot make a living out of it.

Every morning at eight-thirty Luise Fischer (name altered) enters the study of her single-family home and undergoes a transformation. She discards her identity as a housewife and mother and becomes a worker in the World Wide Web. She logs into the platform where she is paid to write marketing texts and data research together with over 200 000 other users. more… (in German)