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If Workers Slack Off, the Wristband Will Know. (and Amazon Has a Patent For It.)


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Amazon warehouse, Carteret, NJ

Employees at an Amazon warehouse in Carteret, N.J. The e-commerce giant has been known to experiment in-house with new technology before selling it worldwide.

Credit:Bryan Anselm for The New York Times

What if your employer made you wear a wristband that tracked your every move, and that even nudged you via vibrations when it judged that you were doing something wrong?

From The New York Times
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