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YouTube — Fix Your AI for Climate Change! An Invitation to an Open Dialogue

An interview with Joachim Allgaier on his recently published study on how social media platforms such as YouTube have become hostile to climate science. When you search around climate change on YouTube the results are 50/50 climate science versus anti-science Chemtrails conspiracy theories.

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Barcamp Open Science: We need to talk!

Given that open science is a hot topic of conversation, is it also being put into practice? Open science has unfortunately not yet completely caught on, and the oft discussed cultural change is taking time. Often there is a lack of knowledge and orientation in the complex world of open science. That is why it is important to approach researchers, facilitate an exchange about practices and answer their questions. This was the focus of the fourth Barcamp Open Science, organised by the Leibniz Research Alliance Science 2.0 and held at Wikimedia as it was last year. Launched as a pre-event […]


Studie zur Twitter-Nutzung: Welche Rolle spielen akademische Hierarchien?

Dr. Stephanie B. Linek, Wissenschaftlerin an der ZBW – Leibniz-Informationszentrum Wirtschaft und federführende Autorin der Studie “It’s All About Information? The Following Behaviour of Professors and PhD Students in Computer Science on Twitter”, gibt Auskunft: Sie haben untersucht, aus welchen Motiven heraus, sich Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler bei Twitter gegenseitig folgen. Wie sind Sie auf die Idee gekommen, dies zu untersuchen? Die Idee entstand im Rahmen des Forschungsprojektes “Netiquette und Profile in Science 2.0“, bei dem es um die Umgangsformen, Kommunikation und Selbstdarstellung von Forschenden im Social Web geht. Für Forschende ergibt sich dabei die Problematik, dass soziale Medien sowohl privat […]