Welcome to Things we read this week, a weekly post featuring articles from around the internet recommended by BMJ’s Digital Group members. These are articles we’ve read and liked, things that made us think and things we couldn’t stop talking about. Check back every Friday for a new post.
- Community-driven open source: evolving software development
community-first approach to developing the next generation of publishing technologies.
- “What happens when anyone can make it appear as if anything has happened, regardless of whether or not it did?” technologist Aviv Ovadya warns.
That future, according to Ovadya, will arrive with a slew of slick, easy-to-use, and eventually seamless technological tools for manipulating perception and falsifying reality, for which terms have already been coined — “reality apathy,” “automated laser phishing,” and “human puppets.”
Electronic consultations: a new art in clinical communication?
Interesting research on the use of email in clinical situations. When to use it, and what to use it for.
- Looking 10 years into the future of data sharing – Panel Discussion – #scidata17
- Valentine’s patron saints of metadata
- Inside the Two Years That Shook Facebook—and the World
- Getting Linked In to Data Science with Dr. Igor Perisic
- Salon to use readers’ computers to mine cryptocurrency
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