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Members of the WAIM network are developing the understanding needed to jointly design both sides of the human-technology frontier in work settings and using intelligent machines. Join now by clicking .

New Data & Society report on tech and the future of labor

Beyond Disruption: How Tech Shapes Labor Across Domestic Work & Ridehailing uses the experiences of U.S. ridehail, care, and cleaning platform workers to show how technology is reshaping the future of labor.

Call for Papers—Special Issue of Information Systems Research—Humans, Algorithms, and Augmented Intelligence: The Future of Work, Organizations, and Society

Call for Papers—Special Issue of Information Systems Research—Humans, Algorithms, and Augmented Intelligence: The Future of Work, Organizations, and Society

Papers are due 1 Dec 2018.

Developing Skills to Work in the Age of Intelligent Machines: Pre-HICSS workshop

This half-day workshop aims to favor the skill's development among its participants to face the new work market and to collaborate with intelligent machines, and to create a transdisciplinary language for researching and to identify the need resources for working in the age of machines. We define intelligent machines as both material (e.g., robots) and immaterial (e.g., algorithms) computing technologies that can be characterized by autonomy, the ability to learn, and the ability to interact with other systems and with humans.

HCOMP Workshop

This all-day workshop (on 5 July 2018 in conjunction with the HCOMP conference in Zürich Switzerland) has the aim of promoting research convergence among participants on topics related to future forms of work (i.e., humans doing their jobs) with intelligent machines. We define intelligent machines as computing technologies characterized by autonomy, the ability to learn, and the ability to interact with other systems and with humans: robots and algorithms interacting with people.

Round table on The Future of Work: Intelligent Machines, Automation, and Societal Impacts

There was a webcast round table on The Future of Work: Intelligent Machines, Automation, and Societal Impacts. A video of the webcast can be found .

Registration is now open for the Convergence Conference

Registration is now open for the , to be held 18-19 May 2018 in East Lansing, MI. You can register . It is still possible to submit posters and to request student travel funding; details are on the registration page.

Work in the Age of Intelligent Machines: Towards Disciplinary Convergence, Academy of Management PDW

This professional development workshop (PDW) at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting aims to promote disciplinary convergence among its participants in relation to work in the age of intelligent machines.

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Pre-ECIS Workshop: New Technologies, Organizations and Work

Rapid developments in new technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics and autonomous systems are having profound impacts on organisations and workers (Brynjolfsson & McAfee, 2016; Ford, 2015). These impacts may occur at the work-practice, organizational and supra- organizational levels (Günther, Mehrizi, Huysman, & Feldberg, 2017) and have contrasting outcomes for different stakeholders.

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