Florian JATON

Research Associate, Tech Hub
Enseignant invité, Master in International and Development Studies
Areas of expertise
  • Sociology of algorithms
  • Philosophy of mathematics
  • History of computing



Florian studied Philosophy, Mathematics, Literature, and Political Sciences before receiving his PhD in Social Sciences at the University of Lausanne. He also worked at the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Science at the University of California Irvine and at the Centre de Sociologie de l’Innovation at the École des Mines de Paris. His research interests are the sociology of algorithms, the philosophy of mathematics, and the history of computing. He is the author of The Constitution of Algorithms: Ground-Truthing, Programming, Formulating (MIT Press, 2021; open access).