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    Book Review: We Are Data: Algorithms and the Making of Our Digital Selves by John Cheney-Lippold

Book Review: We Are Data: Algorithms and the Making of Our Digital Selves by John Cheney-Lippold

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In We Are Data: Algorithms and the Making of Our Digital Selves, John Cheney-Lippold examines how algorithms increasingly interpret and influence our behaviour. With the author concluding with some pragmatic suggestions for challenging the digital status quo, Daniel Zwi welcomes the book for both capably elucidating the problem of algorithimic regulation and forearming us to tackle this issue.

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    Book Review: Writing for Hire: Unions, Hollywood and Madison Avenue by Catherine Fisk

Book Review: Writing for Hire: Unions, Hollywood and Madison Avenue by Catherine Fisk

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What rights have writers working in film, TV and advertising in the USA historically held when it comes to ownership over the fruits of their labour and how has unionisation impacted on these? In Writing for Hire: Unions, Hollywood and Madison Avenue, Catherine L. Fisk traces a history of the labour relations relating to writer’s rights across Hollywood and the US […]

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