At the doctor’s surgery, at the bank, at home, at work, in the car, out in the streets… data is everywhere in our daily lives. A staggering increase in the amount of data worldwide has opened up new and extensive potential uses for individuals, the economy and society. Yet there are still questions to be answered: why and how do we collect, process, use and ensure the safety of this data?
Music recommendation algorithms: What influence do they have on what users listen to?
Based on a study involving a panel of 4,000 users selected at random on a music streaming platform over a five-month period, Jean Samuel Beuscart, Samuel Coavoux and Sisley Maillard, all researchers and sociologists at Orange, conducted a detailed analysis of the impact of algorithmic recommendation tools on their users.Read the article