Last night, I was watching the film Freakonomics based on the book of the same name. What it’s about at its essence is how the vast amount of data we collect now tells a remarkable story about human nature. By looking at the numbers, we can now micromanage pretty much everything. Perhaps, in the same way Ford’s assembly line created a monotonous workplace conformity, infinitesimal management of data carries with it a tyranny of its own.
When Is An Allergy A Disability? describes how, in an attempt to accommodate more passengers, airlines got themselves in more hot water with people with allergies. But, when are allergies considered disabilities?
Dare Mighty Things is a story I wrote for this week’s email campaign at Webtech Wireless. The video I reference describes the “seven minutes of terror” during which the NASA team has no telematics (or communication) between itself (Earth) and Mars. I go on to draw the comparison with Webtech Wireless’ offerings by saying that, while fleet management is admittedly not rocket science, similarities abound when it comes to deploying a reliable automated telematics solution—anywhere, anytime.
Be Aware of the “Disability Managers” at Your Workplace describes disability and absenteeism. In it, according to Statistics Canada, an employee who is absent due to disability may require some management.