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The ‘Free’ and ‘Flexible’ Workforce?

Micro work sounds appealing in practice. However, access to these online platforms can be quite complex. The flexibility on digital labor platforms is, thus, quite illusory.

  • The New Precariat
  • Article
Jun 6, 2019 | 5 Min Read | Uma Rani
Data Black Magic

In the face of the reductionist economic logic of data, we need alternative imaginaries and metaphors to better understand the relationship between our selves (our bodies, personalities and communities) and the technologies we inhabit.

  • Data Stories
  • Article
Jun 6, 2019 | 8 Min Read | Marianne Diaz
Should Data Flow Freely Across Borders?

Exploring the question of whether data should flow freely across borders in the context of the 2017 World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum.

  • The Policy Table
  • Article
May 30, 2019 | < 1 Min Read | Richard Hill
Assange, Democracy, and the People’s Internet

The WikiLeaks and Assange episodes have revealed that, by putting information in the hands of citizens, data also works in favor of greater transparency and democratic governance.

  • Data Stories
  • Online Publics
  • Article
May 28, 2019 | 4 Min Read | Sally Burch