4 November 2020
Professor David Hesmondhalgh considers the claim that that music streaming has made it harder than before for musicians to make a living from music.
11 November 2020
Dr Francesca Sobande explores the tensions between digital culture’s communal, counter-cultural, and commercial qualities, focusing on how these matters are shaped by intersecting anti-blackness, sexism, and other forms of entangled oppression.
18 November 2020
Professor Juliet Schor discusses new research on platforms in the post-covid period to ask—what do platforms do?
25 November 2020
Professor Debra Howcroft provides a timely review and classification of crowdwork.
2 December 2020
Professor Duncan Gallie considers what we can learn from past predictions about the future of work.
9 December 2020
Nachiappan Subramanian discusses how online employee reviews can help firms innovate as part of the Digit Debates series.
3 February 2021
Simon Deakin discusses the classification of work relations.
10 February 2021
Simon Greenman discusses the risks and challenges of AI and argues that it can only live up to its potential benefits if people can trust in its use.
24 February 2021
Alexandra Mousavizadeh discusses Tortoise’s Global AI Index, the first index to benchmark nations on their level of investment, innovation and implementation of artificial intelligence.
3 March 2021
Janine Berg argues that debates on the future of work have focused far too much attention on possible job losses, ignoring the deterioration in job quality experienced by many of the world’s workers.
10 March 2021
Dee Masters and Robin Allen QC discuss their recent work mapping the way current equality and employment laws apply to the use of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in the workplace.
17 March 2021
Aida Ponce Del Castillo discusses Algorithmic workplace surveillance.
5 May 2021
Professor Chris Tilly and Professor Chris Benner consider the broader workplace implications of the growth of e-commerce, particularly the recent grocery and meal e-commerce surge.
12 May 2021
Professor Anke Hassel discusses how platform firms are contributing to the restructuring of work.
19 May 2021
Dr Aaron Benanav considers the relationship between automation and demand for labour.
26 May 2021
Professor Xiaolan Fu explores how Thai durian growers and Rwandan coffee sellers are becoming microcelebrities in China and elsewhere using short form video apps.
9 June 2021
Professor Abigail Marks discusses findings from her Working@Home research project following the experiences of 80 ‘new’ homeworkers during the Covid-19 pandemic.
16 June 2021
Professor Vili Lehdonvirta discusses research examining whether labour market digitalization could be decoupling inherited occupation from job quality.
20 October 2021
Professor Abi Adams-Prassl presents her Digit Debate on the gender wage gap in an online labour market.
3 November 2021
techUK’s Nimmi Patel presents her Digit Debate on developing an inclusive agenda for digital futures at work.
10 November 2021
Digit’s Steve Rolf and Marc Meryon from Eversheds Sutherland present their Digit Debate on digital platforms and the future of social employment protections
17 November 2021
In this Digit Debate, Verena Weber, Head of the Communication Infrastructures and Policy Unit at the OECD, discusses current state of communications infrastructures and the policies that can help expand network coverage and quality.
24 November 2021
Our Digit Debates Right to Disconnect panel, comprised of experts from law, academia, trade unionism and journalism, discuss whether workers should have the right to disconnect.
23 February 2022
How can the HR profession shape the future to put fairness and ethics at the heart of AI development and use?
9 March 2022
What can online discussions about AI and the future of work tell us about how the impacts and possible futures are understood?
16 March 2022
What can a survey of UK business leaders tell us about the impact of AI on jobs?
30 March 2022
What do you need to cross the divide as an individual and what would a digitally included nation really deliver us?
4 May 2022
How the ubiquitous language of ranking and scoring has changed profoundly our perception of value and status.
18 May 2022
How can four scenarios for the future trajectory of the digital transformation help us trace and understand the future trajectory of the digital transformation?
25 May 2022
Early reflections on ongoing research investigating the rapidly-growing number of employer-led experiments with the ‘4 Day Week’, following the Covid pandemic.
8 June 2022
How do asynchronous video interviews affect the behaviour of young job seekers during interviews, and their post-interview perceptions of self and work?
15 June 2022
How can governmental, private and third-sector skills training approaches be adapted to meet the needs of Indian cloudworkers?