About

[EN] Antonio A. Casilli is full professor of sociology at the telecommunication school (Telecom Paris) of the Institute Polytechnique de Paris, and a researcher at the Interdisciplinary Institute on Innovation (i3), an institute of the French CNRS. He is also an associate researcher at the LACI-IIAC (Critical Interdisciplinary Anthropology Center of the École des Hautes

Review of the Arabic version of my book in the Independent Arabia (16 May 2022)

The novelist and journalist Ali Ata published a flattering and very complete review of my latest book in the newspaper Independent Arabia. The book, initially published in French in 2019 under the title En attantendant les robots (Seuil, 2019), has been translated in Arabic as في انتظار الروبوت للكات (Dar Almaraya, 2022). الأيدي الرقمية الخفية

The Arabic translation of my book “Waiting for Robots” has just been published! (2 Feb. 2022)

After the Italian and the Spanish translations of my latest book [Waiting for Robots. An Inquiry Into Digital Labor] En attendant les robots. Enquête sur le travail du clic, here is the Arabic version, published by Dar Almaraya, Cairo, Egypt. أنطونيو كازيللي (Antonio Casilli) (2022). في انتظار الروبوت للكات. Dar Almaraya, Cairo, Egypt. Translated by:

[Update avril 2022] [Vidéo] Notre documentaire “Invisibles – Les travailleurs du clic” (France Télévisions, 12 févr. 2020)

[UPDATE AVRIL 2022] Une nouvelle version d’un seul épisode de 90′ de notre série documentaire “Invisibles. Les travailleurs du clic” sera diffuséé sur la chaîne France 5 le 11 avril à 21h. [UPDATE MARS 2021] Notre série documentaire “Invisibles. Les travailleurs du clic” est désormais disponible sous-titrée en 6 langues (Anglais, Français, Espagnol, Polonnais, Italien

Recensione “Schiavi del clic” (Sindacato Networkers, 24 dic. 2020)

Il sito del Sindacato Networkers (UILTuCS) ospita una recensione del mio libro Schiavi del clic (Feltrinelli, 2020). Siamo tutti schiavi del clic? Siamo tutti schiavi del clic? Parte da questo assunto “Schiavi del clic”, il libro inchiesta sul nuovo capitalismo delle piattaforme di Antonio Casilli, sociologo, docente all’università Télécom di Parigi e ricercatore associato alla Scuola

[Video] Making sense of digital platform labor, in Paris (21 Oct. 2016)

Here’s a couple of videos of From on-demand gigs to data piecework, my presentation at the conference “Digital Labor and data science” at EM Lyon business school, Paris, on October 21, 2016. Part 1 Part 2  

My article "A History of Virulence" finally published in Body and Society

Sage journal Body and Society vol 16, n. 4 is finally out! Pardon my enthusiasm, but this issue features my 30-page essay A History of Virulence: The Body and Computer Culture in the 1980s: a killer mix of hackerdom, virality and computer nostalgia that also happens to be IMHO one hell of a contribution to

'Ex(c)u(sez)-moi': Une vidéo-performance de Roberto Clemente inspirée par 'Les liaisons numériques'

L’artiste italien Roberto Clemente inaugure la rubrique ‘Les liaisons artistiques’. Sa vidéo-installation Ex(c)usez-moi accompagne le chapitre “Conclusions. Le chapeau d’Exu”, extrait du livre Les liaisons numériques d’Antonio A. Casilli. Exu est le dieu afro-brésilien de la communication et du malentendu, de l’amitié et de la tromperie. Quel meilleur candidat pour le titre de divinité tutélaire du Web ?…