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    Mary L. Gray's talk is based on her latest book, Ghost Work: How to Stop Silicon Valley from Building a New Global Underclass, a collaboration with computer scientist Siddharth Suri. Ghost Work is a necessary and revelatory exp... Read more
    May 2019
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    Why has work become insecure? Historian Louis Hyman discusses the surprising origins of the “gig economy.”     Hyman’s latest book Temp: How American Work, American Business, and the American Dream Became... Read more
    December 2018
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    Silicon Valley hopes to leverage data in order to disrupt the credit systems that many low-wage workers rely on. But at what cost? The Workers Lab Co-Founder and CEO Carmen Rojas; Entrepreneur and Author Rachel Schneider; an... Read more
    October 2018
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    Journalist Sarah Kessler discusses her new book Gigged: The End of the Job and the Future of Work. Kessler shares her analysis of the perils and promises of the platform gig economy in conversation with Data & Society's Ale... Read more
    September 2018
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    D&S researcher Alex Rosenblat was interviewed by Radio NZ about Uber and the promises it makes its drivers, i.e. flexible hours and freedom. Read on Radio NZ
    February 2017
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    We all have moments in which someone’s use of new media baffles us, and we have to ask a friend how to respond. It often isn’t just the content of the message, it is also using that particular medium in that way which leaves us... Read more
    March 2016
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