We are all under pretty much constant surveillance nowadays. But while we may worry (unless you’re a NTHNTF parrot obv.) about the most obvious manifestations of The Great Eye such as CCTV, we face a world that never stops finding new ways to get inside our heads.
Here’s a new one. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, Google has come up with an algorithm to work out which of its employees feel most ill at ease and are most likely to quit. The firm has been crunching data from appraisals, pay histories and so on to come up with a mathematical formula which can identify those of its 20,000 employees who feel most unhappy at work and are likely to leave.