A recent study finds that Russia is using its social media propaganda methods to stir up controversy over genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Why would Russia want to do this? This partly goes back to Lysenko.
New Oxford University research suggests that social media and the internet are not the root of today’s fragmented society, and echo chambers may not be the threat they are perceived to be. In fact, only a small proportion of the population, at most, is influenced by echo chambers.
Über Steven Pinker und wie er dem Internetmob zum Opfer fiel. Das gesamte Video, um welches es in dem Artikel geht, ist hier im Blog verlinkt.
Hier gibt es die Uber-Studie (PDF).
We find that the entire gender gap is caused by three factors: experience on the platform (learning-by-doing), preferences over where/when to work, and preferences for driving speed.
On Sept. 2, Buddhist villagers and Myanmar troops killed 10 Rohingya men in Myanmar's restive Rakhine state. Reuters uncovered the massacre and has pieced together how it unfolded. During the reporting of this article, two Reuters journalists were arrested by Myanmar police.
via Washington Post