Biased algorithms and problematic #facialrecognition are important issues beyond ride-hailing. The application of this technology is rapidly expanding beyond security to labour relations and other spheres. While machines are learning, the errors by #AI affect too many lives.
ICYMI – in another global first for ADCU, we’re taking Uber to court over racial discrimination by algorithm https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-58831373
#uberisation has moderate influence on working conditions of drivers in #Finland and #Russia. Drivers are entrepreneurs in Finland. While Russian drivers mostly remain in a shadow economy: not entrepreneurs, nor employees. https://twitter.com/WORK2021fi/status/1448573931506606080
#Uberization has not significantly disrupted existing conditions of Taxi work in #Helsinki and #StPetersburg – Mikko Perkiö, Arseniy Svynarenko & Meri Koivusalo @TampereUni presenting #WORK2021 @UniTurku session on #platformwork chaired by @spvallas & @KovalainenAnne