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Knowledge Equity and Spatial Justice on Wikipedia

Last week, 600 Wikipedians met in Cape Town for Wikimania 2018, the annual global gathering of the Wikipedia community. The keynote speaker on the first day was OII digital geographer Dr Martin Dittus, who presented new work with Professor Mark Graham on the… Continue Reading

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