Three visions for how information and communication technologies alter positionalities at global economic margins

I’m currently working on a book chapter about our ‘digital labour and gig economy‘ research. The chapter attempts to contextualise plans and projects to expand digital labour schemes by governments, third-sector organisations, and private sector actors. In writing the chapter, I thought it… Continue Reading

Towards a Fairer Platform Economy: Introducing the Fairwork Foundation

This month, I started work on a new project together with my new colleague Jamie Woodcock: The Fairwork Foundation. With generous funding from Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), we will get to spend the next year and… Continue Reading

CFP – Digital Representations of Place: Urban Overlays and Digital Justice

Digital Representations of Place: Urban Overlays and Digital Justice Call for papers: RGS-IBG Annual International Conference, Cardiff University, 28–31 August 2018   Session sponsor: the Digital Geographies Working Group (DGWG) Mark Graham (University of Oxford) and Martin Dittus (University of… Continue Reading

Digital Control in Value Chains: Challenges of Connectivity for East African Firms

I’m happy to report on a new co-authored paper that I have out. The piece asks what difference changing connectivity has made for East African firms. The piece emerges from a multi-year study on Development and Broadband Internet Access in East Africa that… Continue Reading