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Facebook cofounder calls out tech industry for lack of work-life balance

26 August 2015

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Moskovitz penned a Medium post this week, declaring that tech companies are not benefiting from intense work environments that leave employees stressed and burned out. Moskovitz, 31, cited studies that found that people perform more efficiently when they work fewer hours and fewer days a week.

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Discussion starters

  • Characteristics of technology: Use this and other examples to discuss examples to illustrate how socio-cultural factors influence technology and in turn technology influences socio-cultural factors in complex and ongoing ways (level 7).
  • Characteristics of technological outcomes: Use this and other examples to discuss the interactions between technological outcomes, people, and social and physical environments within particular socio-technological environments (level 6).

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Keywords: digital industry, facebook, digital technologies, characteristics of technology, characteristics of technological outcomes

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