PARIS SCIENCES & LETTRES (PSL)

Dominique Cardon

Associate Professor of Sociology at Medalab, Sciences Po, Associate Researcher at Centre d'études des mouvements sociaux, EHESS/PSL Research University

Dominique Cardon is an Associate Professor in Sociology at Medalab, Sciences Po. He was a researcher at the Laboratory of Uses (Laboratoire des usages, SENSE) of Orange Labs and an associate professor at University Paris Est / LATTS.His work focused on ordinary forms of expression in the traditional media. He then devoted himself to the study of the uses of communication technologies. He has worked on video telephony, cooperative tools, transformations of working situations under the influence of digital technologies, teleworking and the relationship between sociability and cultural practices.Since the early 2000s, his research has focused on the uses of the Internet in different contexts: the governance of Wikipedia, the relationship between expressive practices and social networking on blogs, modesty and online immodesty, network practices in social networks, etc.His work seeks to articulate an analysis of the transformations of public space and the expressive and relational dynamics. It aims in particular to articulate digital methods to a questioning of social sciences on the forms of political commitment, cultural practices and sociability.Since 2010, his work proposes to conduct a sociological analysis of web algorithms and big data to understand both the internal form of calculations and the world that calculators project on our societies.He is a member of the editorial board of the journal Réseaux, the scientific council of Wikimedia France and the prospective committee of CNIL (National Commission on Informatics and Liberty, an independent French administrative regulatory body whose mission is to ensure that data privacy law is applied to the collection, storage, and use of personal data).

Dominique Cardon

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