Brian Callaci is a Postdoctoral Scholar at the Data & Society Research Institute, and a former researcher for labor unions. He received his PhD in economics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2019. Follow him on twitter here.

May 28, 2020


Digital Scab, Digital Snitch

On automation and worker surveillance

Before Covid-19 hit, we'd become used to reports about Amazon's robotics innovations and the impending large-scale automation of warehouse jobs. But recent strikes and protests by Amazon's very human workers have exposed how far we are from robotic warehouses.