Los Angeles Times: “Here’s how members of the burgeoning digital workforce are protecting themselves from exploitation”

September 25, 2015

Lilly Irani is an assistant professor in communication at UC San Diego who researches emerging digital workforces and the labor rights issues that accompany them. “My work is concerned with how innovation creates new forms of inequality,” Irani said. “Mechanical Turk is an example of a technology that lets companies outsource data processing at unprecedented scale and speed, powering AI and big data industries with skilled but undervalued data processing work.”

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