30 September 2020
Technology and Work: General
As labour relations between platforms and workers are increasingly blurred in the gig economy, Siddarth de Souza argues that there is a growing need for more participatory models of establishing the terms and conditions of platform work.
In an increasingly digitized world, we need a better understanding of how technology enables new forms of coercion and control over workers. Bama Athreya analyzes how digital platforms and their business model can systematically alter labor relations and undermine workers'…
The Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2020 highlights 30 technology profiles that will significantly change society and business over the next five to ten years.
As the pandemic spring has turned into the pandemic summer—and with no sign of abating once fall arrives—Americans are beginning to grapple with how the disease will change daily life forever.
The pandemic has unsurprisingly produced a sustained surge in streaming video, with consumer and enterprise use doubling year-over-year during the second quarter of 2020. Viewing on mobile devices has skyrocketed. Brightcove’s software platform is a key component of the online…