What empirical evidence does research find for the filter bubble hypothesis? How personalised are algorithms? How do you actually research them? How should they be regulated? And: Do we need a special algorithm competence for users?
If you spend 30 minutes less on social channels every day and exercise instead, you do a lot for your mental health. This is shown in a study by a team led by Dr Julia Brailovskaia (Ruhr University Bochum).
Should historical sources, images and texts be made freely accessible? And how could this be realised? Under what conditions can one speak of a digital cultural commons?
Searching and finding research topics: The CAIS Research Incubator – Guest: Dr Josephine B. Schmitt and Samuel Simon
How do researchers arrive at their research topics? Who or what determines what researchers work on? These are the topics of today’s CAISzeit episode.
How and at what points can a digitalisation of the election campaign actually be observed in the super election year 2021? CAISzeit looks back at the 2021 federal election campaign.