Platform Capitalism’s Hidden Abode: Producing Data Assets in the Gig Economy

@article{Doorn2020PlatformCH,
  title={Platform Capitalism’s Hidden Abode: Producing Data Assets in the Gig Economy},
  author={N. V. Doorn and Adam Badger},
  journal={Antipode},
  year={2020},
  volume={52},
  pages={1475-1495}
}
In this article, we argue that the governance of gig work under conditions of financialised platform capitalism is characterised by a process that we call “dual value production”: the monetary value produced by the service provided is augmented by the use and speculative value of the data produced before, during, and after service provision. App-governed gig workers hence function as pivotal conduits in software systems that produce digital data as a particular asset class. We reflect on the… Expand

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 53 REFERENCES
When data is capital: Datafication, accumulation, and extraction
Automated landlord: Digital technologies and post-crisis financial accumulation:
Self-Appreciation; or, The Aspirations of Human Capital
Good Gig, Bad Gig: Autonomy and Algorithmic Control in the Global Gig Economy
...
1
2
3
4
5
...