Here’s a list of some media coverage of my work, as well as some pieces I’ve written.
On technology and surveillance at work:
- My work is discussed in “Do Uber Ratings Let Passengers Discriminate Against Drivers?” New Scientist (10/12/16; research with Alex Rosenblat, Solon Barocas, and Tim Hwang).
- I appeared on “Google, Facebook, Amazon…L’espion Dans la Poche,” France Culture [dubbed in French] (9/13/16).
- Solon Barocas and I wrote “What Customer Data Collection Could Mean for Workers,” Harvard Business Review (8/31/16).
- My work is discussed in “Duet Ex Machina,” Psychology Today (5/2/16).
- My work is discussed in “New Federal Rules Will Subject Truck Drivers to More Monitoring Than Ever,” Washington Post (12/24/15).
- I appeared on “Employee or Datapoint?” NPR Science Friday (8/21/15), also summarized in “Gamifying the Workplace: Is It Ethical?” PRI.org (9/5/15).
- My work is discussed in “The Amazon Way: Why the Data-Driven Workplace is a Nightmare,” Fusion (8/19/15).
- I wrote “The Future of Work: What Isn’t Counted Counts,” Pacific Standard (8/3/15).
- My work is discussed in “The Office is Watching You,” Fast Company (5/22/15).
- My work is discussed in “Managers Turn to Computer Games, Aiming for More Efficient Employees,” New York Times (3/15/15).
- I wrote “To Fight Trucker Fatigue, Focus on Economics, Not Electronics,” Los Angeles Times (7/15/14).
- My work is discussed in “Haulin’ Data: How Trucking Became the Frontier of Work Surveillance,” The Atlantic (11/18/13).
On technology and intimacy:
- I appeared on “The Rise of Intimate Surveillance,” Algocracy and Transhumanism Podcast (7/24/16) — along with a 2-part analysis of my work in “The Ethics of Intimate Surveillance” part 1 and part 2.
- My work is discussed in “Men Can Test Their Sperm Count At Home with New Device Trak,” The Guardian (7/5/16).
- My work is discussed in “‘Fitbit for Your Period’: The Rise of Fertility Tracking,” The Guardian (3/23/16).
- My work is discussed in “When Self-Monitoring Becomes Uncomfortably Intimate,” The Guardian (2/7/16).
- I appeared on “Partner ‘Spy’ Apps Make it Easy to Snoop, But Should You?” CBC Spark (11/8/15).
- I wrote “Rape is Not a Data Problem,” The Atlantic (10/30/14).
- I wrote “Data-Driven Dating: How Data Are Shaping Our Most Intimate Personal Relationships,” IAPP Privacy Perspectives (12/17/13).
On technology criticism, algorithms, and other topics:
- My work on algorithms, networks, and discrimination (with danah boyd and Alice Marwick) is discussed in “How Algorithms Can Bring Down Minorities’ Credit Scores,” The Atlantic (12/2/16).
- I wrote “The Case for Precise Outrage,” Points (2/2/16), on the importance of mechanisms in technology criticism.
- My work on the lived experience of surveillance is discussed in “Abuse of Data Comes as No Surprise,” Impose Magazine (7/1/15).
- I wrote “Backstage at the Machine Theater,” re:form (with Tim Hwang, 4/10/15), on the theatrics guiding user interaction with technology.
- I appeared on “Invasion of the Algorithms,” The Agenda with Steve Paikin (3/19/15), to discuss the role of algorithms in modern life.
- I wrote “‘The Cloud’ and Other Dangerous Metaphors,” The Atlantic (with Tim Hwang, 1/20/15), on the implications of language for how we understand technology. We also discussed the piece on “Surfing, Streams, and Clouds: The Dangers of Digital Metaphor,” CBC Spark (2/1/15).
- I wrote a bit about motivation and work for “How Do You Get Shit Done?” The Hairpin (1/9/15).
- My work with Matt Salganik on online surveys was discussed in “Inspired by Wikipedia, Social Scientists Create a Revolution in Online Surveys,” MIT Technology Review (10/10/14).