By Daniel Arubayi for the OII’s #DigitalInequality blog series It is another day as a platform driver roaming the streets of Lagos, Nigeria, waiting for a ping on a smartphone device signalling a trip assignment from a platform algorithm (Figure… Continue Reading
We are seeking to appoint a Researcher to work with us at the Fairwork Foundation. This position provides an exciting opportunity to work with our team to co-develop standards of fair work and apply them to digital platforms. Applicants will… Continue Reading
For anyone interested in a brief summary of our ongoing work, please have a look at this overview document that the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development has kindly helped us to put together.
Cross post from the Fairwork Foundation blog. We are about to launch a new phase of the Fairwork project in South Africa with our colleagues at the University of Cape Town, the University of the Western Cape, the University of Manchester, and… Continue Reading
This is a crosspost from the Fairwork Project by Mark Graham and Jamie Woodcock There are now over seven million digital ‘platform workers’ that live all over the world, doing work that is outsourced via platforms or apps in the… Continue Reading
This is a crosspost from the Fairwork Project by Mark Graham and Jamie Woodcock We recently hosted two stakeholder meetings for the Fairwork project. The first was a two-part meeting in Geneva to engage with key stakeholders for the Fairwork… Continue Reading
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
When we use a product, a service, or even an algorithm that was brought into being with digital labour, there is no way to know whether an exhausted worker is behind it; whether they get laid off if they become… Continue Reading