Dominique Cardon is a professor of sociology at Sciences Po where he directs the Médialab.
His work focuses on the uses of the Internet and the transformations of the digital public space. His recent research focuses on Internet social networks, forms of online identity, amateur self-production, and the analysis of forms of cooperation and governance in large online collectives. He is currently conducting a sociological analysis of the algorithms used to organize information on the web.
He has notably published La démocratie Internet, Paris, Seuil/La République des idées, 2010, A quoi rêvent les algorithmes. Nos vies à l'heure des big data, Paris, Seuil/République des idées, 2015 and, with Jean-Philippe Heurtin, Chorégraphier la générosité. Le Téléthon, le don et la critique, Paris, Économica, 2016.