Notes from Below

Founding editor of the online journal Notes from Below, which uses the methods of workers' inquiry.

Historical Materialism

Member of the editorial board of Historical Materialism. Founded in 1997, it asserts that, notwithstanding the variety of its practical and theoretical articulations, Marxism constitutes the most fertile conceptual framework for analysing social phenomena, with an eye to their overhaul.

Red Futures Mag

An online magazine for Marxist and Left-wing Science Fiction.

Game Worker Solidarity

A project mapping and documenting collective movements by game workers striving to improve their working conditions.

Marxism and Games

A discussion list on Marxism and Games.


I have made several short videogames that can be played online.

New Technology, Work and Employment

I am on the editorial advisory board of New Technology, Work and Employment, which presents analysis of the shifting contours of technological and organisational systems and processes in order to advance critical understanding of the dimensions of technological change in the workplace and in employment more generally.


I am on the advisory board of Eludamos, an international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the academic study of computer games and play.

Frontiers in Sociology

I am a review editor in Frontiers in Sociology's Work, Employment and Organizations section.


I have reviewed academic material for journals, publishers, and funders.

Previous projects

The Research into Employment, Empowerment and Futures group (REEF)

I am a member of the Research into Employment, Empowerment and Futures group (REEF) at the Open University.

Crowdsourcing Wage Pledge

A project to let crowdsourcing requesters publicly commit to paying at least a certain wage level.

Marx at the Arcade (Reading Group)

I hosted a regular Marxist reading group where we meet up to discuss Marxism over videogames and drinks (on hiatus during Covid-19).

The Organising at Work Game "Jam"

I helped to co-organise a game "jam" on theme of "organising at work" with Game Workers Unite UK.

Autonomy Institute

I am a Researcher Affiliate at the Autonomy Institute - an independent, progressive think tank with one focus: work.

International Inequalities Institute, LSE

I am an associate at the LSE institute.


I was a partner on this project on Conflict, War, and Enemies in Narrative Computer Games based at UiT Tromsø, Norway.

Digital Creativity Labs

A research project that I was previously involved with as a postdoc.

The Wonders of the Zooniverse

The EPSRC funded VOLCROWE project that I was involved with as a postdoc.