Writing and Publications

Forthcoming 2019. Sutradhar complex. On Transmediale’s Affective Infrastructures Study Circle. In the Transmediale journal. (Project essay)

June 2019. You auto-complete me: Romancing the bot. In Deepdives by Point of View. (Invited essay)

May 2019. Tipping the scale: Notes on the topologies of big data platforms. in Platform Politick for the Policy Frameworks for Digital Platforms: From Openness to Inclusion project. IT for Change. Bangalore. (Invited essay)

2018. A-Words: Accountability, Automation, Agency, AI in The State of Responsible IoT Report 2018 edited by Peter Bihr, Simon Höher and Max Krüger. (Invited Essay)

2018. It’s Not You, it’s Your Data: Trust, Identity and Fintech. Cyborgology. 24 April 2018. (Blog post)

2018. The Center for Humane Technology Doesn’t Want Your Attention II. On Time Well Spent and Ethics. Cyborgology. 15 February 2018.(Blog post)

2018. The Center for Humane Technology Doesn’t Want Your Attention. Cyborgology. 9 February 2018. (Blog post)

2018. Technologies of Identity in Digital India: Fintech, Aadhaar and Contesting Identities In Our Data Our Selves Tactical Technology Collective. (Essay)

2017. “Entanglement:Machine Learning and Human Ethics in Driverless Car Crashes.” APRJA:Machine Research. VOLUME 6, ISSUE 1, 2017. Edited by Christian Ulrik Andersen & Geoff Cox. ISSN 2245-7755 (Peer-reviewed academic article)

2016. With Stephanie Hankey and Marek Tuszynski, The White Room, in Nervous Sytems by Anselm Franke, Stephanie Hankey and Marek Tuszynski (eds). Spector Books. More here.

2016. Guest Editor. ARROW’s annual bulletin on Sexuality, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and the Internet. Published by ARROW. (Annual research advocacy journal for the SRHR community of practice in the Asia Pacific).

2016. “Privacy, visibility, anonymity: Dilemmas in tech use by marginalised communities.” With Jeff Deutch and Jennifer Schulte. Brighton: IDS.(Research study report)

2016. With Stephanie Hankey. From ‘information activism’ to the ‘politics of data’.
in Fibrecultures. Entanglements: Activism and Technology. Issue 24. (Invited article)

2015. With Jeff Deutch. Being LGBTQ online and offline in Kenya. GISWatch Sexual Rights and the Internet. (Short report of research)

2015. With Gabi Sobliye. The challenges of communicating gender in Tauke, Smith & Davis (Eds) Diversity and Design: Understanding Hidden Consequences. Routledge. (Academic book chapter)

2014. Love, War and the Vishakha Judgment. The Ladies Finger. (Personal essay)

2013. With Stephanie Hankey, Marek Tuszynski and Tom Longley Visualising Information for Advocacy. Tactical Technology Collective, 2013. (Book)

2011. Pulp Frictions in Law Like Love: Queer Perspectives on the Law Arvind Narrain & Alok Gupta (Eds). Yoda, 2011. New Delhi (Book chapter)

2011. With Manjima Bhattacharjya. Negotiating intimacy and harm: female internet users in Mumbai, India in Erotics: Sex, rights and the internet. Association for Progressive Communications. 2011. (Research study report)

2011. Mobile love videos make me feel healthy: Rethinking ICTs in Development. IDS Working Paper 352, Brighton: IDS. 2011. (Research monograph)

2010. Anatomy of a Suicide, in Nine Degrees of Justice, Bishakha Datta (Ed). Zubaan. New Delhi. (Book chapter)

2009. Deepanjali Majhi in Sarpanch Sahiba, Manjima Bhattacharjya (Ed) and The Hunger Project. Harper Collins. New Delhi. (Book chapter)

2007. Defending the Unquiet Mind (Researched profile of mental health research-activism in India)

2007. Behind Every Happy Middle Class Family is a Caring Domestic Worker. (Researched profile of domestic workers’ rights activism in India)