The Uberification of the “1099 Economy”

by Michael Boland
A new buzzword has emerged in the tech lexicon: “1099 economy.” Referring to the growing ranks of single proprietors and contractors, this trend is part of the massive transformation taking place in the local services economy. This stems from On Demand Local Services (ODLS). The focus of a recent column, this is the exploding and well-funded sector of apps that let you summo ...Read the full article