Professor of Technology and Society - University of Oxford
Gina Neff is Professor of Technology and Society at the Oxford Internet Institute and the Department of Sociology at the University of Oxford. She is author of the award-winning book Venture Labor: Work and the Burden of Risk in Innovative Industries (MIT Press 2012). New York Review of Books called her book Self-Tracking (MIT Press 2016) one the best books about the politics of personal data. She holds a Ph.D. in sociology from Columbia University, where she remains an external faculty affiliate. Named as one of the 100+ Brilliant Women in AI Ethics, she serves as an advisor to the Women’s Forum on the Economy & Society, GMG Ventures, the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, and the Royal Society’s commission on online information.
Expert interview on AI and the labour market
At the video section of AI-WIPS Labour Market page, Gena discusses some of the risks for workers when AI is adopted by companies, her concerns around AI-based tracking technologies, and the value that society places on the “data work” that goes into building AI. See also the following materials for reference:
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