U.S. Markets open in 4 hrs 40 mins

The history of the future of work

Sarah Kessler

This week, Quartz is reprising its best articles about “the future of work,” a term that encompasses topics as varied as benefits, automation, and re-skilling. This article, a version of which first ran in July 2017, looks at the ways in which this subject has captured our attention (and anxiety) for centuries. “The future of…


Sign up for the Quartz Daily Brief, our free daily newsletter with the world’s most important and interesting news.

More stories from Quartz: