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16
Dec

How Silicon Valley Inspired Uberland

“Uber didn’t invent the idea that its technology would be neutral. That comes from a Silicon Valley idea.” —Alex Rosenblat, technology ethnographer and author of Uberland: How Algorithms Are Rewriting the Rules …

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27
Oct

Trapped in Uberland

In an interview with CityLab, Alext Rosenblat, technology ethnographer and author of Uberland: How Algorithms Are Rewriting the Rules of Work, shares her research on how Uber’s “algorithm as a boss” attitude affects …

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05
Sep

A Different Kind of Broken Windows Theory

By Adia Wingfield, co-author of “Maintaining Hierarchies in Predominantly White Organizations,” (found in Invisible Labor: Hidden Work in the Contemporary World) When we think about work, it’s easy to imagine someone sitting at a desk, …

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14
Aug

The Big Rig

by Steve Viscelli, author of The Big Rig This guest post is published in advance of the American Sociological Association conference in Seattle. Check back every week for new posts through the end …

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