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The Luddites Loved Remote Work

They knew “working from home” meant controlling your hours, the pace of work, and your quality of life

Women working in a weaving factory, under the eye of the manager

By now, you’ve heard about the culture clash in white-collar remote work:

  1. Bosses want employees back in the office …
  2. … but a lot of employees are saying screw that: I want to stay remote.




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Clive Thompson

Clive Thompson

I write three times a week about tech, science, culture — and how those collide. Writer for NYT mag/Wired; author of “Coders” and “Smarter Than You Think”

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