Tiziana Terranova

Tiziana Terranova teaches media and cultural studies at the University of East London. She has published her research on digital cultures in New Formations, Science and Culture, Derive e approdi, and the on-line journal The Difference Engine. She is currently holding an Economic and Social Research Grant to research the role of Web design in the development of the Internet and is completing a book on postrepresentational analyses of digitalization.

Essays by this author

Free Labor: Producing Culture for the Digital Economy


In between bubble and burst, e-commerce drew much of its content from donated labor. Tiziana Terranova questions just how “free” such labor has proved in practice.