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Venture Capitalists Are Taking $18-an-Hour Jobs to Understand the Gig Economy

(Bloomberg) -- Venture capitalist Jamison Hill was momentarily flummoxed by a strappy red garment. Hill, who is accustomed to working behind a desk in a San Francisco high rise, had pulled it out o...