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Our study on disagreement in Wikipedia was just published in Scientific Reports (impact factor 5.2). In this study, we find that disagreement and conflict in Wikipedia follow specific patterns. We use complex network methods to identify three kinds of typical negative interactions: an editor confronts another editor repeatedly, an editor confronts back an equally experienced attacker, and less experienced editors confront someone else’s attacker. Disagreement and conflict are a fact of social… Read More

1st of April marks the anniversary of the start of our project! In this post we give a short recap of our activities in HUMANE during its first year. The Beginning! What Are We Doing? Literature Review Typology Case Studies Dimensions and Concepts …More The Beginning! In the emerging hyper-connected era, people and appliances are online all the time. In HUMANE we focus on how work, private life, civic engagement, knowledge, creativity,… Read More