Month: December 2015

Dislocation of Intimacy black box

ResearchGate Score: Good Example of a Bad Metric

Remember that call for a ‘Bad Metric’ prize in the recent ‘The Metric Tide’ report? Peter Kraker, Katy Jordan and Elisabeth Lex take a closer look at one particularly opaque metric, the ResearchGate Score, and suggest they’ve found a real contender.

7 years ago

Social Science’s Impact on Society, Circa 2065: Josephine Go Jefferies

Social Science Space is presenting 10 shortlisted essays written by young social scientists in an ESRC competition looking at how social science might change the world in the next half century. This week we present Josephine Go Jeffries’ examination of how really Big Data may change life in our budding infocracies.

7 years ago