SESSION F: ALGORITHMIC HEGEMONY AND THE DRONING OF LABOR

  • Nov 15, 2014 10:00AM–12:30PM

  • The New York
    Vera List Center,
    Wolff Conference Room (1103)
    6 East 16th Street

The Uses of Personality: Social, Bureaucratic
and System Identities, A. Aneesh; From
Mega-Machines to Mega-Algorithms:
Digitization, Datification, and Dividualizaiton,
Jathan Sadowski; Strange Agency: A Brief
History of Clouds and Crowds, Orit Halpern;
Crowd Microtasking for the Semantic
Revolution: of ‘Working Ontologists’ and
‘High-Quality Human Components’, Doris
Allhutter; On the Capitalist Dream for
a World without Bodies: Digital Labor
and Technontology, Richard Gilman-Opalsky; Drone Labor, Mark Andrejevic.

Speakers

  • Richard Gilman-Opalsky Associate Professor of Political Philosophy in the Department of Political Science at the University of Illinois

  • Jathan Sadowski PhD student at Arizona State University

  • Orit Halpern Assistant professor in History at the New School of Social Research and Eugene Lang College

  • A. Aneesh Director of the Institute of World Affairs and Associate Professor of Sociology and Global Studies at the University of Wisconsin

  • Mark Andrejevic Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Iowa and a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Queensland

  • Doris Allhutter Scholar in Science and Technology Studies with a background in political science

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