We organize the research according to six themes: Automation, Platform Economy, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and General Research on the subject.
In FemLab.co's new blog, Usha Raman criticizes that while women sanitation workers are praised as "Covid Warriors", little is done to protect them. Could the smartphones help as "an instrument of security, care and supportive connection?"
As courts all over the world are holding Uber accountable on charges of infringements of workers' rights, Bama Athreya provides insights into the larger issue of a fundamental conflict between gig companies' business model and the rule of law.
What are the working and living conditions and attitudes of data workers who are doing human-computer hybrid value-added data processing tasks needed for building datasets to train AI systems? Kai-Hsin Hung, Ph.D student at the HEC Montréal, teamed up with…
The Gig is about the women and men who work in the so-called 'gig economy' worldwide. They find work through online platforms, and will tell us why we all need to be concerned about the real future of work.
Across many sectors, businesses are suspending operations to stay afloat and weather the storm. Tech firms on the other hand are seeing a rise in their market values. Tech companies were already dominating markets, and this pandemic could contribute to…