Messengers of the Medium
CEOs speaks for capital, employees speaks for community, what about gigworkers?
|Venkatesh Rao||Oct 1|| 3|
It is revealing that that the term freelancer pairs free with lance. As mercenaries, freelancers in the Middle Ages were free of the missionary justifications that bound feudal lords and commoners to their intertwined societal fates, but they were still bound to the nature of their medium: the lance.
The lance was the medium of work and creative express…