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Soapbox science

On Sunday 4th June 2017 between 2 and 5 pm, Berlin will host its very first soapbox science event in Tempelhofer feld. Female scientists will step on their soapboxes and tell you about the fascinating work they do, so come join us and add a little extra excitement to your Sunday stroll! 25 more words


Mark Zuckerberg's Good Idea

I believe Mark Zuckerberg.

I believe him when he says he’s not running for office. I believe that he’s interested in figuring out what his users—the vast majority of whom don’t live in Silicon Valley—are thinking. 302 more words


Social-spam profile detection based on content classification and user behavior

Web-based social system enables new community-based opportunities for participants to engage, share and interact.

The rapid growth of Facebook has triggered a dramatic increase in spam volume and sophistication. 159 more words

YouTube, Twitter and Facebook face curbs on hate speech videos

The European Union is on the brink of forcing Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and other social media companies to block videos with hate speech.

On Tuesday, ministers on the European Council – which sets the EU’s political direction and priorities –  722 more words


AL Live: Social Media – What’s Next?

Panel: Lisa Bunker, Doralyn Rossmann, and Scott W.H. Young

This posting outlines the key discussion points covered by the panel in the ALA Life webinar “Social Media – What’s Next?” 2,440 more words

Librarian Learning Resources

Networking For Innovation

Olav Sorenson from Yale published a new NBER working paper called “Innovation Policy in a Networked World”. The essay is quite interesting because it reviews insights we got from social network theory (no, not Facebook, although you could analyze Facebook with the same tools) and puts them into context for designing effective policy measures to stimulate innovation. 494 more words