Working for an Algorithm

Recording: Working for an Algorithm, Date TBA

Getting food delivered or a ride to the airport with a press of a button has become the norm over the last several years. But what's it like to actually work for an app? Millions of people now work as Uber and Lyft drivers, DoorDash and Instacart couriers, and Amazon Flex delivery people, and with that comes the complications of calling an algorithm your “boss.”
Join The Markup’s Dara Kerr for a discussion of the issues alongside Motherboard's Edward Ongweso, Hastings College of the Law at the University of California's Veena Dubal, and Gig Workers Collective's Willy Solis.

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Veena Dubal

UC Hastings College of the Law

Dara Kerr

The Markup

Willy Solis

Gig Workers Collective

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Panel

Type:

Session

Track:

Tech Industry track sponsored by Norton

Summit:

Future of Work summit sponsored by Indeed

Level:

Beginner

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