Nicole Shephard is a feminist researcher and writer interested in the gender and tech nexus, surveillance, intersectionality and digital activism. She holds a PhD in Gender (LSE) and an MSc in International Development (University of Bristol). She tweets as @kilolo_.
We can no longer ignore the pervasive datafication of our lives - the ways in which our habits, illness, abilities, relations are abstracted, and our bodies made into data by an intersecting range of institutions and processes. In this article, the gendered, sexualised and racialised nature of surveillance is unpacked, so we maintain a focus on the power relations involved. Surveillance...