Alex Rosenblat

Data & Society Research Institute

Researcher & Technical Writer

36 West 20th Street

New York,, NY

United States

http://www.datasociety.net

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

22

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

Algorithmic Labor and Information Asymmetries: A Case Study of Uber’s Drivers

International Journal Of Communication, 10, 27.
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2017
Alex Rosenblat and Luke Stark
Data & Society Research Institute and Western University, Faculty of Information and Media Studies
Downloads 12,414 (501)
Citation 50

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ridehailing, algorithmic management, digital labor, on-demand economy, Uber, interaction design, flexible employment, ridesharing, algorithm, data, middle manager, rating, surge pricing, entrepreneurship, algorithm, predictive scheduling, sharing economy, workplace surveillance

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The Taking Economy: Uber, Information, and Power

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 117, 2017, University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2017-08
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 11 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2017
Ryan Calo and Alex Rosenblat
University of Washington - School of Law and Data & Society Research Institute
Downloads 9,317 (851)
Citation 37

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Uber, Algorithms, Sharing Economy, Software Apps, Digital Platforms, Behavioral Economics, Consumer Protection Law, Discrimination, Information Privacy, Digital Market Manipulation, Information Asymmetry, Peer-To-Peer Employment

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Police Body-Worn Cameras

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Feb 2015
Alexandra Mateescu, Alex Rosenblat and Danah Boyd
Data & Society Research Institute, Data & Society Research Institute and Microsoft Research
Downloads 3,307 (5,029)
Citation 8

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surveillance, body cameras, police, civil rights, data, Michael Brown, Evidence.com, Taser, footage, bias, interpretation, justice

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Workplace Surveillance

Open Society Foundations' Future of Work Commissioned Research Papers 2014
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Dec 2014
Alex Rosenblat, Tamara Kneese and Danah Boyd
Data & Society Research Institute, University of San Francisco and Microsoft Research
Downloads 1,864 (12,682)
Citation 15

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Workplace surveillance, networked, employment, resistance, digital labor, knowledge economy

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Discriminating Tastes: Uber's Customer Ratings as Vehicles for Workplace Discrimination

Policy & Internet, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/poi3.153
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2017
Data & Society Research Institute, Cornell University, Cornell UniversityMicrosoft Research and Data & Society Research Institute
Downloads 600 (63,962)
Citation 10

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platforms, data, discrimination, bias, inequality, ratings, sharing economy, algorithm

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Algorithmic Accountability

The Social, Cultural & Ethical Dimensions of “Big Data,” March 2014
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 16 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2015
Alex Rosenblat, Tamara Kneese and Danah Boyd
Data & Society Research Institute, University of San Francisco and Microsoft Research
Downloads 563 (69,299)
Citation 1

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algorithm, accountability, big data, data ethics, transparency, data practices

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Networked Employment Discrimination

Open Society Foundations' Future of Work Commissioned Research Papers 2014
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 31 Dec 2014
Alex Rosenblat, Tamara Kneese and Danah Boyd
Data & Society Research Institute, University of San Francisco and Microsoft Research
Downloads 407 (102,241)
Citation 11

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scoring society, employment algorithms, fairness, big data

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Data & Civil Rights: Education Primer

Data & Civil Rights Conference, October 2014
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 24 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2015
Independent, University of California, Los Angeles, Data & Society Research Institute, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Microsoft Research, New America Foundation - Open Technology Institute and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Downloads 354 (119,779)
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education technology, edtech, big data, data analytics, inequity, MOOCs, inBloom, privacy

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Understanding Fair Labor Practices in a Networked Age

Open Society Foundations' Future of Work Commissioned Research Papers 2014
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 14 Dec 2014
Tamara Kneese, Alex Rosenblat and Danah Boyd
University of San Francisco, Data & Society Research Institute and Microsoft Research
Downloads 348 (122,034)
Citation 11

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Labor, Rights, Networked, Discrimination, Union, data, technology

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Predicting Human Behavior

The Social, Cultural & Ethical Dimensions of “Big Data,” March 2014
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 17 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2014
Alex Rosenblat, Tamara Kneese and Danah Boyd
Data & Society Research Institute, University of San Francisco and Microsoft Research
Downloads 263 (163,349)

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predictive analytics, privacy harms, big data

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Data & Civil Rights: Technology Primer

Data & Civil Rights Conference, October 2014
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 16 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2014
Cornell UniversityMicrosoft Research, Data & Society Research Institute, Microsoft Research, New America Foundation - Open Technology Institute and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Downloads 247 (173,659)
Citation 1

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Data, metadata, big data, database, aggregation, algorithms, machine learning, data mining

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Data & Civil Rights: Criminal Justice Primer

Data & Civil Rights Conference, October 2014
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 24 Dec 2014
Data & Society Research Institute, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Microsoft Research, New America Foundation - Open Technology Institute and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Downloads 175 (238,035)
Citation 1

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predictive policing, data mining, data analytics, criminal justice, disparate impact, sentencing algorithms, big data

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Data Supply Chains

The Social, Cultural & Ethical Dimensions of “Big Data,” March 2014
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 16 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2014
Tamara Kneese, Alex Rosenblat and Danah Boyd
University of San Francisco, Data & Society Research Institute and Microsoft Research
Downloads 139 (287,271)

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supply chains, data, big data, ownership, remedy, data transfer, data practices, data commercialization

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Data & Civil Rights: Employment Primer

Data & Civil Rights Conference, October 2014
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 24 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2015
Data & Society Research Institute, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Microsoft Research, New America Foundation - Open Technology Institute and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Downloads 133 (297,072)
Citation 1

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employment data, hiring algorithms, big data, disparate impact, discrimination, data-driven, scoring, labor, workforce

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Understanding Intelligent Systems

Open Society Foundations' Future of Work Commissioned Research Papers 2014: Data-Centric Technological Development in the Workforce
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Dec 2014
Alex Rosenblat, Tamara Kneese and Danah Boyd
Data & Society Research Institute, University of San Francisco and Microsoft Research
Downloads 130 (302,361)
Citation 1

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dystopian, disruption, robots, intelligent systems, jobs

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Data & Civil Rights: Health Primer

Data & Civil Rights Conference, October 2014
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 24 Dec 2014
Data & Society Research Institute, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Microsoft Research, New America Foundation - Open Technology Institute and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Downloads 95 (374,999)
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patient data, privacy, big data, data practices, sensitive data, privacy

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Inequalities and Asymmetries

The Social, Cultural & Ethical Dimensions of “Big Data,” March 2014
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 16 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2014
Tamara Kneese, Alex Rosenblat and Danah Boyd
University of San Francisco, Data & Society Research Institute and Microsoft Research
Downloads 94 (377,598)

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data analytics, data inequality, information asymmetry, asymmetric power, big data

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Technologically Mediated Artisanal Production

Open Society Foundations' Future of Work Commissioned Research Papers 2014
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 14 Dec 2014
Tamara Kneese, Alex Rosenblat and Danah Boyd
University of San Francisco, Data & Society Research Institute and Microsoft Research
Downloads 91 (385,254)
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artisanal, DIY, maker, 3D printing, fair labor, future of work

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Data & Civil Rights: Consumer Finance Primer

Data & Civil Rights Conference, October 2014
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 24 Dec 2014
Data & Society Research Institute, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Microsoft Research, New America Foundation - Open Technology Institute and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Downloads 88 (393,282)

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predictive algorithms, finance, fair housing, oversight, accountability, credit-scoring, discrimination

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Data & Civil Rights: Housing Primer

Data & Civil Rights Conference, October 2014
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 24 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 23 May 2015
Data & Society Research Institute, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Microsoft Research, New America Foundation - Open Technology Institute and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Downloads 84 (404,406)

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housing data, big data, discrimination, inequities, data practices

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Interpretation Gone Wrong

The Social, Cultural & Ethical Dimensions of “Big Data,” March 2014
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 18 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2014
Alex Rosenblat, Tamara Kneese and Danah Boyd
Data & Society Research Institute, University of San Francisco and Microsoft Research
Downloads 55 (503,845)

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contextual awareness, big data, data analysis, transparency, data interpretation

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Inferences & Connections

The Social, Cultural & Ethical Dimensions of “Big Data,” March 2014
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 16 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2015
Alex Rosenblat, Tamara Kneese and Danah Boyd
Data & Society Research Institute, University of San Francisco and Microsoft Research
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inferences, connections, behavioral patterns, big data, relational networks