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Simon Head

Simon Head is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Public Knowledge at New York University, and Director of Programs for the New York Review of Books Foundation. He is the author of Mindless: Why Smarter Machines Are Making Dumber Humans (2014).

A demonstrator dressed as a security camera at an anti-surveillance protest, Berlin, November 2017

Big Brother Goes Digital

The new world of workplace surveillance and control

Self-Tracking 

by Gina Neff and Dawn Nafus

Sociometric Badges: State of the Art and Future Applications

by Daniel Olguín Olguín and Alex (Sandy) Pentland

Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future

by Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson

The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies

by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee

May 24, 2018 issue

A memorial service for Harold Macmillan, Oxford University, 1987

The Threat to British Universities

Strategic Plan, 2006–2011

by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE)

The American Faculty: The Restructuring of Academic Work and Careers

by Jack Schuster and Martin Finkelstein

Academic Capitalism and the New Economy

by Sheila Slaughter and Gary Rhoades

January 13, 2011 issue

They’re Micromanaging Your Every Move

The Social Life of Information

by John Seely Brown and Paul Duguid

Bait and Switch: The (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream

by Barbara Ehrenreich

The Culture of the New Capitalism

by Richard Sennett

August 16, 2007 issue

Inside the Leviathan

Wal-Mart: Template for 21st Century Capitalism?

edited by Nelson Lichtenstein

US Productivity Growth, 1995–2000, Section VI: Retail Trade

a report by the McKinsey Global Institute

Selling Women Short: The Landmark Battle for Workers' Rights at Wal-Mart

by Liza Featherstone

Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America

by Barbara Ehrenreich

Betty Dukes, Patricia Surgeson, Cleo Page et al., Plaintiff, vs. Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Defendant: Declarations in Support of Plaintiffs

Everyday Low Wages: The Hidden Price We All Pay for Wal-Mart

a report by the Democratic Staff of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce

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December 16, 2004 issue

Story Without End

For Reasons of State

by Noam Chomsky

Critical Essays and an Index to Vols. 1-4 of the Senator Gravel Edition of the Pentagon Papers

edited by Noam Chomsky, edited by Howard Zinn

August 9, 1973 issue

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