Interviews

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Walter Quattrociocchi about Media literacy

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Walter Quattrociocchi about Media literacy

Media literacy, a scientist's opinion Interview with Walter Quattrociocchi, head of the Laboratory of Data and Complexity at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. How would you define media literacy? The definition varies greatly depending on the problem that you are trying to solve. Media literacy is invoked as a decisive tool with respect to the ...

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Jenni Sargent about Media literacy

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Jenni Sargent about Media literacy

Media literacy, a scientist's opinion Interview with Jenni Sargent, managing director of First Draft. What is your definition of media literacy? It's very difficult because I'm one of the most vocal critics of the expression media literacy. I worry that it can be patronising because it ignores the fact that many of the attempts to ...

A scientist's opinion : Interview with Dr Iwa Salami about the Libra Project

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Dr Iwa Salami about the Libra Project

Libra project, a scientist’s opinion Interview with Dr Iwa Salami, senior lecturer in financial law and regulation at the Royal Docks School of Business and Law, University of East London. How could the introduction of Libra (without regulatory interventions) impact the financial system (maybe also in connection to the recent critical ECB position)? With Facebook’s ...

A scientist's opinion : Interview with Maurizio Mensi about the Libra Project

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Maurizio Mensi about the Libra Project

Libra project, a scientist’s opinion Interview with Maurizio Mensi, Professor of Law & Economics at the National School of Administration (SNA), professor of Information & Communications Law at the LUISS Guido Carli University of Rome and co-head of @LawLab, a research centre on Cyber & Telecommunications-Media-Technology Law. How could the new cryptocurrency Libra affect European ...

Fabiana Zollo Interviewed by Mićo Tatalović about the QUEST Project

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Fabiana Zollo about the QUEST project

We are now working to determine the state-of-the-art of science communication on social media. We are following and analysing data from more than 680 Twitter accounts, 490 Facebook pages and 390 YouTube channels that aims at communicating science in 7 countries: Germany, Estonia, France, Ireland, Italy, Norway, UK.

Sarah Rachael Davies Interviewed by Interviewed by Mićo Tatalović about the QUEST Project about the QUEST Project

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Sarah Rachael Davies about the QUEST project

Journalism generally is undergoing significant structural changes, as legacy media find it harder to survive. Traditional science reporting is under intense pressure.

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Anja Bechmann

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Anja Bechmann about SOMA consortium

SOMA consortium, a scientist’s opinion Interview with Anja Bechmann, Professor of Media Studies and Director at DATALAB - Center for Digital Social Research. Regarding SOMA, your research will look at psychological principles relating to disinformation. Can you elaborate on that? The ‘fake news’ discussion revolves around the underlying assumption that if we prevent ‘fake news’ ...

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Nikos Sarris

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Nikos Sarris about SOMA consortium

SOMA consortium, a scientist’s opinion Interview with Nikos Sarris, SOMA Project Coordinator, Head of ATC Innovation Lab. Can you explain how SOMA, ATC, TruthNest and Truly Media work and how they fit together? At ATC, we have been working for almost 10 years on ways to help professionals assess the trustworthiness of online content. As ...

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Holger H. Hoos

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Holger H. Hoos about AI education

AI education strategy, a scientist’s opinion Interview with Holger H. Hoos, Professor of Machine Learning at Universiteit Leiden (NL). What is CLAIRE? CLAIRE is a large network of AI researchers, including the European Space Agency and national governments, namely Belgium, the Czech Republic, Italy and Luxembourg, with additional national governments about to join. As of ...

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Teemu Roos

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Teemu Roos about AI education

AI education strategy, a scientist’s opinion Interview with Teemu Roos, Associate Professor in Computer Science at the University of Helsinki (FI). How successful is the Elements of AI course? The Elements of AI course has been a huge success, with over 160 000 signups from all over the world within one year of its launch. ...