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How the Cambridge Analytica scandal could harm data research efforts

(Source: thenextweb.com)

The scandal that has erupted around Cambridge Analytica’s alleged harvesting of 50m Facebook profiles assembled from data provided by a UK-based academic and his company is a worrying development for legitimate researchers. 1,069 more words


Apply Now: Mozilla Fellowships For Emerging Leaders

Application Deadline: April 20th, 2018.

Mozilla Fellowships provide resources, tools, community and amplification to those building a more ​humane​ ​digital​ ​world. During their tenure, Fellows use their skill sets — in technology, in activism, in science, in policy — to design products, run campaigns, influence policy and ultimately lay the groundwork for a more open and inclusive internet. 263 more words


Researchers find the best way to press a button

(Source: techcrunch.com)

When all you have is a finger everything looks like a button . But what happens if you’re unable to press buttons or, more likely, we begin using robots and other tools to interact with the real world? 511 more words


Why Researchers Say You Should Make Yourself the Butt of a Joke Once in a While

(Source: www.inc.com)

Work–and life in general–can be an easier pill to swallow if you let humor creep in once in while. But what about self-defeating or self-deprecating  468 more words

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Scientific Method




set out

to really

understand the world,

we must bring keen observation

to bear upon the facts and reluctance to assume… 61 more words


Complex skills in the workplace and what it means to design for them

Mirjam Neelen & Paul A. Kirschner

On February 1, Mirjam and Patti Shank presented at the Learning Technologies Conference in the UK on how we, as learning professionals, should help people and organisations adapt to the ever-changing world ( 1,969 more words

Learning Professionals

American Political Science Association (APSA) Short Course for Early Career Scholars.

Deadline: March 30th, 2018.

The Comparative Democratization Section of the American Political Science Association (APSA) is pleased to announce a Call for Applications from early-career scholars based in lower and middle-income countries who are interested in attending the 2018 APSA Annual Meeting as part of a Research Development Group. 294 more words

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