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Uberland: How Algorithms Are Rewriting the Rules of Work

by Rosenblat, Alex (2019)


Silicon Valley technology is transforming the way we work, and Uber is leading the charge. An American startup that promised to deliver entrepreneurship for the masses through its technology, Uber instead built a new template for employment using algorithms and Internet platforms. Upending our understanding of work in the digital age, Uberland paints a future where any of us might be managed by a faceless boss.


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Algorithms, Automation

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