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Rethinking ethics in social networks research

ethics, social networks, éthique, Antonio Cailli, Télécom ParisTech

Antonio A. Casilli, Télécom ParisTech – Institut Mines-Télécom, University of Paris-Saclay and Paola Tubaro, Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS) Research into social media is booming, fueled by increasingly powerful computational and visualization tools. However, it also raises some ethical and deontological issues that tend to escape the existing regulatory framework. The economic …

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New Caledonia: a mine challenging democracy

New Caledonia

When an industrial mining complex wanted to release a pollutant into their lagoon in the late 1990s, the inhabitants of the southern province of Grande Terre took action. In their fight against the environmental and cultural danger, the citizens found it difficult to make their voices heard. Today, almost 20 …

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Trust in the digital age

How does the concept of trust play out in the context of new technologies? At a time when blockchain technology is experiencing phenomenal success in the corporate sector, it has become crucial to examine the mechanisms involved in building trust. Behind the machines’ apparent infallible precision, there are humans, with …

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Sophie Bretesché

IMT Atlantique | #Sociology #Risk #Memory #Narrative #Trust

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Fabrice Flipo

Institut Mines-Télécom Business School | #Sociology #Environment #GreenIT #PoliticalEcology

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What is Digital Labor?

digital labor

Are we all working for digital platforms? This is the question posed by a new field of research: digital labor. Web companies use personal data to create considerable value —but what do we get in return? Antonio Casilli, a researcher at Télécom ParisTech and a specialist in digital labor, will …

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Scientific description of industrial experience

Product configuration, Elise Vareilles, Mines Albi, Expérience industrielle

At Mines Albi, Elise Vareilles works on “product configuration”, which entails understanding industrial constraints and considering them scientifically using IT. This multidisciplinary work is based on experts’ experience which must be recorded before the people in question retire.   When you order a car and specify the color, engine type, …

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Gender diversity in ICT as a topic of research

Gender, TIC, Mixité, Chantal Morley, Télécom École de Management

Chantal Morley, a researcher at Institut Mines-Telecom Business School, works on the social construction of the masculinity of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). Various empirical studies analyzed using a structurationist framework have allowed her to understand how stereotypes linking gender and technology are maintained or broken down through interactions, often …

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Pierre-Antoine Chardel

Institut Mines-Telecom Business School | #sociology #ethics #DigitalMetamorphosis Discover his blog

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