November 2014 review of recent studies relevant to digital, social and news media, with a focus on advertising and online journalistic practices.
What if gatekeepers of the broadband pipes could provide preferential treatment to customers? A 2013 research roundup sheds light on the net-neutrality policy and legal debates.
2014 selection of research that helps define, understand and analyze the sharing economy, those who participate in it and its economic impact.
2014 study in the journal Environment and Behavior showing how the mere presence of mobile devices can influence the quality of human interactions.
2014 study from Pennsylvania State University published in PLoS One that uses computer-science techniques to estimate the total amount of research knowledge available on the Web.
2014 review of recent studies and reports on online discrimination and potential downsides of digital marketplaces featuring user profiles and data.
Ten linking “best practices,” with an emphasis on stability and transparency. The goal is to reduce the chance that links will go bad, minimize the work going forward and maximize the utility for users.
August-September 2014 review of recent academic studies, covering topics ranging from citizen journalism and transparency to Wikipedia and social media.
2014 paper published in Psychological Science that uses three experiments to compare the ability of students to remember and understand information depending on how they take notes.
2014 study in the Journal of Economic Geography showing urban clustering and proximity to educational institutions are associated with high-tech sector growth.