When an Algorithm is Your Boss

Algorithmic management is the basis of the gig economy which encompasses companies such as Uber and Doordash. By inserting workers and the contextualization of data, decisions emerge out of the algorithm that the gig economy uses to fuel their businesses. Decisions such as incentives, penalties and shift assignments are all decided by the algorithm.

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Data Sharing: A Matter of National Security

The second that you enter your information online, you relinquish your rights to privacy. Every online platform has the means to collect, store, and sell the data and information collected from you. By engaging with these platforms, we are subject to market research, data analysis, and the use of our personal information for advertisement and sales purposes. Essentially, privacy in terms of the internet is an oxymoron.

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