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Ana Flavia Badue is a PhD candidate in cultural anthropology at CUNY Graduate Center. Her research focuses on the emergence of an agricultural innovation industry in Brazil. By examining the […]

Huan He is an assistant professor of English at Vanderbilt University and holds a PhD in American studies and ethnicity from the University of Southern California. From 2022–2023, He was […]

Alicia Massie is a Joseph Armand Bombardier Doctoral Scholar, PhD candidate, and labor organizer at Simon Fraser University. Beyond her academic work, she works as the coordinator of campaign research […]

Julian Posada is assistant professor of American studies at Yale University and a member of the Yale Law School’s Information Society Project and the Yale Institute for Foundations of Data […]

Alberto Lusoli is the deputy director and postdoctoral researcher at the Digital Democracies Institute in Vancouver, Canada. His research develops at the intersection of media studies, science and technology studies, […]

Milagros Miceli is a sociologist and computer scientist who investigates how ground-truth data for machine learning (ML) is produced. The focus of her research is labor conditions and power dynamics […]

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No technology has seemingly steam-rolled through every industry and over every community the way artificial intelligence (AI) has in the past decade. Many speak of the inevitable crisis that AI […]

Edward Ongweso Jr. is the finance editor at Logic(s) magazine and the cohost of This Machine Kills, a podcast on the political economy of technological innovation. His work has appeared […]

Through her experience as an educator and Amazon delivery driver, Adrienne Williams has witnessed first-hand the technological harm inflicted on both students and workers. These experiences catalyzed her to begin […]

Danielle Blunt is a sex worker, community organizer, public health researcher, and the cofounder of Hacking//Hustling, a collective of sex workers and accomplices working at the intersection of tech and […]

Increasingly, companies are implementing new worker selection procedures at every stage of recruitment and employment, often in ways that can reinforce pre-existing disparities in the job market. But employers and […]

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