Who is Dominique Cardon?

Dominique Cardon

Sociologist, Orange Labs

Dominique Cardon is a sociologist at the Laboratory of practices of Orange Labs, and an associate professor at the University of Marne la vallée. His research focus on the use of the Internet and the transformations of the digital public space. His latest works analyze the social networks of the Internet, the forms of online identity, amateur self-production and the forms of cooperation and governance of large online collectives. He is currently conducting a sociological analysis of the algorithms organizing data on the Web.

He published La démocratie Internet, Paris, Seuil/La République des idées, 2010, with Fabien Granjon, Mediactivistes, Paris, Presses de Science po’, 2010 (2nd éd.  updated : 2013), with Antonio Casilli, Qu’est-ce que le digital labor ?, Paris, Ina Éditions, 2015, and A quoi rêvent les algorithmes. Nos vies à l’heure des big data, Paris, Seuil/République des idées, 2015.