Alex Rosenblat is a technology ethnographer and the author of Uberland: How Algorithms Are Rewriting the Rules of Work. Praised in Mother Jones as “a timely look at the tensions between technology and the future of employment, and how ambitious startups might be changing the way we see and value work,” it was published by the University of California Press.
A researcher at the Data & Society Research Institute, Alex holds a master’s degree in sociology from Queen’s University and a bachelor of arts degree in history from McGill University. Her writing has appeared in media outlets such as the New York Times, the Harvard Business Review, The Atlantic, Slate, and Fast Company. Her research has received attention worldwide, and has been covered in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, MIT Technology Review, WIRED, New Scientist, and the Guardian.