A quick analysis of data based on an insight from the New York Times’ “Innovation” Report suggests that the home page dominates thinking far too much, leading to blind spots about what really deserves our design attention.
A new science blogging scandal shows that the conflicts between commercial platforms and bloggers continue to dog the integration of blogs into mainstream media outlets.
Revisiting the subject of social media and scientific research–have we made much progress in the last few years?
When a popular and iconic product is ended, the outrage doesn’t match the pragmatism and agility we all espouse. TOC’s end is one such example.
The recent sale of Mendeley exposed surprisingly naive perspectives on the company’s clear and inherent goals. Other venture capital plays are afoot in scientific publishing and academia. When will we stop being the prey?
Free services and open access are distorting the publishing world. Will the big only get bigger?
The Scholarly Kitchen can be a useful research tool for its contributors, as it enables the community to participate in certain kinds of questions. But group blogs don’t work for everyone.
A very thoughtful study of the political blogosphere finds that liberal and conservative approaches to Web 2.0 differ dramatically, underscoring that it’s now that you do that matters, but how you do it.
Hitting the wallet, watch, and workload makes more sense, but Science Exchange still has some details to iron out.
We talk about value chains and disintermediation. What if it’s a web, and it’s about reorientation and new intersections?
Major social media plays in science hit the rocks, as hype hits reality and the culture of science.
The social Web is creating new ways to do important things — like find things, learn things, and trust things. It’s disruptive in the purest sense.
A study of social media adoption hides some sensible lessons within a jumble of other signals.
New publishing initiatives link concepts like “importance” to social metrics like popularity and sharing. Is this logical? Can these metrics be easily gamed?
Another science blogging network implodes, a sign that the age of exuberance is giving way to the business realities.