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A scientist's opinion Kalina Bontcheva, an ESMH interview

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Kalina Bontcheva about Technology & Disinformation

There is a strong need for data protection laws that can adequately address the challenges of user data being misused and harvested without consent by third-party applications, political parties/politicians, researchers, and others.

A scientist opinion, Trisha Meyer & Chris Marsden, an ESMH interview

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Dr Trisha Meyer & Prof Chris Marsden about Technology & Disinformation

"In struggling to find a sustainable business model for the online environment, many traditional media providers have become almost exclusively reliant on advertising."

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Jack Stilgoe about autonomous cars

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Jack Stilgoe about autonomous cars

I think the uptake of self-driving cars at scale will require substantial changes to behaviours, infrastructures and the rules of the road, as well as improvements in the technology inside the cars.

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Patrick Lin about autonomous cars

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Patrick Lin about autonomous cars

Computer vision, including algorithms that process images, still need improvement. They still have a hard time picking up small objects, like animals, as well as distinguishing shadows and dark spaces, like a pothole.

Fake news and mass media, truth with ESMH

Scott Brennen : “We live in a kind of post-truth age where science facts are doubted”

Scott Brennen from the Oxford Martin Programme on Misinformation, Science, and Media investigates how changing media structures and technologies are shaping the scientific information and scientific misinformation.

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Linda Amaral-Zettler about plastic pollution

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Linda Amaral-Zettler about plastic pollution

Every minute, the equivalent of one garbage truck of plastic waste enters the oceans. Plastic pollution is so ubiquitous that scientists have coined a new term for the marine environment: the plastisphere.

A scientist’s opinion : interview with Naomi Anne Fineberg about Screen addiction

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Prof. Naomi Anne Fineberg about screen addiction

There is consensus on the need for more study of Problematic Use of the Internet.

A scientist’s opinion : interview with Zsolt Demetrovics about Screen addiction

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Prof. Zsolt Demetrovics about screen addiction

Gaming is the most problematic internet related activity today.

A scientist’s opinion : interview with Vincent boulanin about Killer robots

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Dr. Vincent Boulanin about “killer robots”

How do we want to maintain human control over the use of force?

A scientist’s opinion : interview with Jaap Wagenaar about antibiotics on farms

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Prof. Jaap Wagenaar about antibiotics on farms

In the Netherlands we saw a clear drop of resistance levels in healthy animals after the use of drugs on farms has been cut