Researcher, University of Oxford
Daniel Arubayi is a Researcher at Fairwork, based at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford. He has recently completed his PhD degree from the University of Manchester.
Daniel holds an MSc degree in Environment and Sustainable Development from University College London (UCL). He has previously contributed to and is part of the International Network for Transport and Accessibility in Low-Income Communities (INTALInC) which examines the mobility needs of vulnerable, urban populations in the Global South. His current research focuses on the impact of ride-hailing platforms on drivers and their everyday forms of resistance against algorithmic management in Lagos, Nigeria. Daniel’s overarching research interests include, but not limited to, sustainable development, platform economy, platform urbanisms, algorithmic management, surveillance and worker resistances.
As part of the Fairwork project, I coordinate the research in four African countries including, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, Nigeria and actively contribute to research in the United Kingdom and cloudwork (i.e., global online platforms). I also lead the Africa Regional discussions at Fairwork which also includes Egypt and South Africa.
Aug 02, 2022 04:16 am UTC| Technology
In July 2014, the ride-hailing app Uber emerged in Lagos, offering the public improved mobility through technology. Uber, at the time, was valued at US$18 billion and had launched in 205 cities. Its competitor, Bolt,...