Going through the notes in my phone, I ran across a random intense thought I had that fits into this project. It was based off of the term "hands free." It was an interpretation of a lack of employment opportunities in America due to machines replacing jobs that humans would normally do. It fits into my freak out mindset from the Times Magazine article, so it was a nice surprise.
And side note - I love going to flickr to find inspiration of imagery at a moment's notice. Here's just a little visual to pair with this post for your viewing pleasure-