Digital labour at economic margins: African workers and the global information economy

@article{Anwar2019DigitalLA,
  title={Digital labour at economic margins: African workers and the global information economy},
  author={Mohammad Amir Anwar and Mark Graham},
  journal={Review of African Political Economy},
  year={2019},
  volume={47},
  pages={105 - 95}
}
  • Mohammad Amir Anwar, Mark Graham
  • Published 2019
  • Economics
  • Review of African Political Economy
  • SUMMARY The main aim of this briefing is to make visible the invisible and bring light to the role African workers are playing in developing key emergent and everyday digital technologies such as autonomous vehicles, machine learning systems, next-generation search engines and recommendations systems. Once we acknowledge that many contemporary digital technologies rely on a lot of human labour to drive their interfaces, we can begin to piece together what the new global division of labour for… CONTINUE READING

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