Global judgements and ideas.

Wisdom of the Algorithmic Boss, or a Robot Army of Redressers?

Striphas comments that ‘algorithm is a less obvious keyword by means of which to make sense of culture today’ compared to keyword possibilities such as “information and crowd”’ (2015: 403). … Continue reading

August 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Quantified Workers in Precarity

Conference and Two Books Launched Friday 13 October 2017. Sign up for a ticket on Eventbrite Final event for Dr Moore’s British Academy/Leverhulme project: ‘Agility, Work and the Quantified Self’ … Continue reading

August 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Quantified Self in Precarity: Work, Technology and What Counts

Description and Praise ‘Moore’s book offers a timely overview of the critical models of the working body as a labour value. What counts, in Moore’s astute narrative, is how the … Continue reading

August 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Work for hire, machines for management

The quantified self at work phenomenon is linked to the rise in precarity and in my forthcoming book I ask, how does the incorporation of self- and other-tracking devices into … Continue reading

July 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Mission creep: Facebook invades my privacy

FB requires people to use the name they are called in everyday life for their profiles, but prevents users from defining our own nicknames, profiling, or self-branding. If FB thinks … Continue reading

May 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

ILO ACTRAV International Journal contribution

Just in time for May Day this press release was put forward by Middlesex University. “Dr Phoebe Moore, Senior Lecturer in International Relations at Middlesex University, has produced a new … Continue reading

May 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

My new book: The Quantified Self in Precarity: Work, Technology and What Counts

My next book is about to come out. Published by Routledge, this is the summation of about four years of work I have been doing on the quantified self at … Continue reading

April 11, 2017 · Leave a comment