Pitso Tsibolane is a lecturer in the Department of Information Systems at the University of Cape Town (UCT) and an associate of the Centre for IT and National Development in Africa (CITANDA). His broad research interests lie at the intersection of technology, culture and labour. His doctoral research focusses on how societies outside the dominant European and North American metropole interact with digital technology through critical developmental lenses. His other research interests are education and IS as well as Southern Theories, particularly the sub-Saharan philosophy of Ubuntu. As part of the Fairwork project, he is contributing to the “Future of Work in the Global South” initiative which aims to set and measure decent work standards in the platform economy.