This page serves as repository of research regarding my PhD disseration on Amazon, womxn of colour and labour.
Amazonification under COVID Crisis
- O'Donovan, Caroline. Some Amazon Employees With Fevers Are Being Sent Home Without Pay. Buzzfeed News, 2020.
- Conley, Julia. ‘The Strike Wave Is in Full Swing’: Amazon, Whole Foods Workers Walk Off Job to Protest Unjust and Unsafe Labor Practices. Citizen Lab, 2020.
- Athena. [Tell Amazon: Give ALL Workers 100% Paid Leave NOW and Tell Us Your Plans.] (http://bit.ly/amznpublichealth) Action Network, 2020.
- Johnson, Jack. 'Eye-Popping': Analysis Shows Top 1% Gained $21 Trillion in Wealth Since 1989 While Bottom Half Lost $900 Billion. Common Dreams, 2020.
- Linder, Courtney. Is Amazon Secretly Working on a Cure for the Common Cold? Popular Mechanics, 2020,
- Khazan, Olga. Exclusive: Amazon Confirms First Known Coronavirus Case in an American Warehouse. The Atlantic, 2020
- Merchant, Brian. Coronavirus Is Speeding Up the Amazonification of the Planet. One Zero, 2020
- Rideshare Drivers United. Demand Coronavirus Relief for Platform Workers, 2020
- Canavan, Hillary Dixler. Restaurants Are Fucked — Unless They Get a Bailout. Eater, 2020.
- One Fair Wage Emergency Fund. Restaurant workers, gig worker and other hourly workers are facing unprecedented economic hardship from the coronavirus crisis. It’s our turn to serve them, 2020.
Territories of Surveillance
- Stone, Brad and Matt Day.Amazon's Most Ambitious Project is a Convienience Stores. Bloomberg Business Week, 2019
- Dastin, Jeffrey. Amazon to Sell its Automated Checkout Technology to Third Party Retailers, Venture Beat, 2020
- Porter, Jon. Amazon will start selling cashierless Go system to other retailers. Verge, 2020
- Mitchell, Stacy. Amazon Doesn’t Just Want to Dominate the Market—It Wants to Become the Market. The Nation, 2018
- Algorithmic Injustices and Relational Ethics with Abeba Birhane, 2020
- Holder, Sarah. Nextdoor Wants to Be a One-Stop Shop for Police. City Lab, 2020
- Mattern, Shannon. Post-It Note City Places Journal, 2020
- Diaz, Angel. NYC’S POST Act: 21st century oversight for 21st century policing City & State NY, 2020
- Abdelaziz, Rowaida. Michael Bloomberg’s Surveillance Of Muslims Sets Dangerous Precedent For His Presidential Run "How would he distinguish himself from Trump if he has some of these similar leanings?” one Muslim New Yorker wanted to know. Huffington Post, 2019
- Miller, Greg.‘The intelligence coup of the century.’ Washington Post, 2020
- Robertson, Adi. Amazon wants to 3D-scan volunteers’ bodies for a $25 gift card. Verge, 2019
- Ross, Allison, Malena Carollo and Kathryn Varn. Florida cops use this facial recognition tech that could be pulling your pics. Tampa Bay, 2020
- Hao, Karen. Amazon is the invisible backbone of ICE’s immigration crackdown. MIT Technology Review, 2020
Under Constant Careceral Watch: Against The Ring
- Pasternack, Alex. You’re under arrest—and live on camera. Fast Company, 2020
- Johnson, Khari. AI Weekly: Coronavirus, facial recognition, and the future of privacy. Venture Beat, 2020
- Simmons, Brandon. TECH NBC Investigation: Amazon's Ring isn't much of a crime fighter. WKYC, 2020
- Peters, Jay. Amazon’s Ring now lets you snitch on your neighbor’s good deeds, too. Verge, 2020
- Horowitz, Jeremy. When car and home AI cameras see everything, are we truly more secure? Venture Beat, 2020
- Sadowski, Jathan. Draining the Risk Pool. Real Life Magazine, 2020
- Fariva, Cyrus. Cute videos, but little evidence: Police say Amazon Ring isn't much of a crime fighter. NBC, 2020
- Byrne, Ian. Digital Justice, Surveillance & Invisible Walls. Podcast, 2020
- Stanley, Jay. America's Mask Bans in the Age of Face Recognition Surveillance. ACLU, 2019
- Newman, Jared. Ring isn’t self-aware enough to handle its privacy controversies. Fast Company, 2020
- Haskins, Caroline. Ring: Neighbourly Moments Tweets, 2020
- Winder, Davey. Confirmed: 2 Billion Records Exposed In Massive Smart Home Device Breach Forbes, 2020.
Organizing Against Amazonification
- Tech Worker Never Again Pledge
- Ongweso Jr, by Edward. This Senate Bill Would Ban Federal Use of Facial Recognition, 2020
- Golumbia, David. uncomputing: all your dissent are belongs to us Blog
Siloing Siri: Silencing Voice Recogntion
- Morrison, Sara. Alexa records you more often than you think. Vox, 2020
Timeline of Warehouse Workers Fight for Their Rights
-Blest, Paul. Leaked Amazon Memo Details Plan to Smear Fired Warehouse Organizer: ‘He’s Not Smart or Articulate’ Vice, 2020
- Amazon Minnesota warehouse workers plan 'Prime Day' strike Associated Press, 2019
- Green, Rebecca and Michele Gilman. The Surveillance Gap: The Harms of Extreme Privacy and Data Marginalization: Day Laborers
- Madden, Marry. The Devastating Consequences of Being Poor in the Digital Age. NY Times, 2020
-Lauer, Alex. Thanks to Bookshop, There Is No Reason to Buy Books on Amazon Anymore. Insider Hook, 2020
Billionaires Should Not Exist
- Peters, Jay. This disturbingly realistic deepfake puts Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk in a Star Trek episode., Verge, 2020
- Iyengar, Rishi. Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to fight climate change. CNN, 2020
- McLaughlin, Katy and Katherine Clarke. Jeff Bezos Buys David Geffen’s Los Angeles Mansion for a Record $165 Million. Wall Street Journal, 2020
- Cox, Joseph. Celeb Shout-Out App Cameo Exposes Private Videos and User Data Vice, 2020
- Target Warehouse Workers Rally To Become First Location In U.S. To Unionize
- [Kickstarter workers vote to form first union in tech industry(]https://www.nbcnews.com/news/amp/ncna1138006#click=https://t.co/OOv7wqcBVJ)
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