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Algorithmic Labor and Information Asymmetries: A Case Study of Uber’s Drivers
Uber manages a large, disaggregated workforce through its ridehail platform, one that delivers a relatively standardized experience to passengers while simultaneously promoting its drivers asExpand
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The Taking Economy: Uber, Information, and Power
Sharing economy firms such as Uber and Airbnb facilitate trusted transactions between strangers on digital platforms. This creates economic and other value and raises a set of concerns around racialExpand
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Discriminating Tastes: Uber's Customer Ratings as Vehicles for Workplace Discrimination
Consumer-sourced rating systems are a dominant method of worker evaluation in platform-based work. These systems facilitate the semi-automated management of large, disaggregated workforces, and theExpand
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Discriminating Tastes: Customer Ratings as Vehicles for Bias
Consumer-sourced rating systems are a dominant method of worker evaluation in platformbased work. These systems facilitate the semi-automated management of large, disaggregated workforces, and theExpand
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Predictive Policing
Predictive policing refers to the use of analytical techniques by law enforcement to make statistical predictions about potential criminal activity.2 Predictive policing can involve either predictingExpand
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Dreams of Accountability, Guaranteed Surveillance: The Promises and Costs of Body-Worn Cameras
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Proponents claim that body-worn cameras combine features that previous forms of video recording only possessed piece-meal: a high level of mobility, chain-of-custody, and the capacity to capture audio-visual data continuously. Expand
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Data & Civil Rights: Health Primer
Data plays a central role in both medicine and insurance, enabling advances and creating new challenges. Although legislative efforts have attempted to protect the privacy of people’s health data,Expand
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Police Body-Worn Cameras
Police Body-Worn Cameras breaks down what’s known – and not known – about the promises, perils, and potential best practices around police body-worn cameras. Both law enforcement and civil rightsExpand
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Networked Employment Discrimination
Employers often struggle to assess qualified applicants, particularly in contexts where they receive hundreds of applications for job openings. In an effort to increase efficiency and improve theExpand
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