What are some unexplored ways that online environments can help us rethink “the archive”?
Moving Broadband from Sea to Land: Internet Infrastructure and Digital Labor in Tanzania
CMS/W Professor Lisa Parks presents what keeps low-income Tanzanians from accessing broadband services despite four undersea cable landings and an innovative regulatory regime.
Engineering the American Dream: A Study of Bias and Perceptions of Merit in the High-Tech Labor Market
Bias and algorithmic recruitment in the high-tech labor market, how CODE2040 is diversifying its applicant pool, and ways to increase tech’s diversity.
Podcast: “Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets: Transmedia Organizing and the Immigrant Rights Movement” – Sasha Costanza-Chock’s Latest Book Release
As part of his book launch, Sasha Costanza-Chock shares some of his prior experiences working as both an activist and a researcher of social movements.
Reading Between the Lines: Blueprints for a Worker Support Infrastructure in the Peer Economy
At its best, the peer economy can reintegrate people who are defined out of the traditional workplace. At its worst, it exploits human labor and degrades human dignity.
Podcast: Lisa Nakamura, “Race, Rights, and Virtual Worlds: Digital Games as Spaces of Labor Migration”
If virtual world users’ claims to citizenship and sovereignty within them are to be taken seriously, so too must the question of “gray collar” or semi-legal virtual laborers and their social relations and cultural identity
Comparative Media Insights: “Race, Rights, and Virtual Worlds: Digital Games as Spaces of Labor Migration”
If virtual world users’ claims to citizenship and sovereignty within those worlds are to be taken seriously, so too must the question of “gray collar” or semi-legal virtual laborers.