Sunday January 25, 2015

The hidden social reality behind digital labour

Support technicians at work

Support technicians at work (Flickr/CWCS Managed Hosting)

Listen 10:24

Spark listener Daniel Rotsztain wrote to us about something he observed about his group of friends. It made him wonder, are we coming into an age of digital peasantry?

We asked Spark contributor Veronica Simmonds to take a closer look at the information labour market -- a piecemeal, unregulated workforce behind the scenes of the digital services we use.

Veronica spoke to Panos Iperiotis and Christian Fuchs