Information generation, storage capacity and data sharing has been made easier and cheaper now than ever before thanks to leaps of technological advances. Our daily interaction with the internet on various platforms plus mobile phones has enabled creation of huge amounts of data where estimates have that 90% of the …
Is one “successful” result enough to claim fame in academia?
Legal barriers have been argued to stand in the way for increased sharing of research data. In this post I take a closer look at ownership and transparency of research data within the Swedish legal framework.
While the world is focusing bigly on big data, matters of discrimination on the one hand, and rising nationalism and populism on the other, are a reminder of the importance of feedback data and country-level statistics.
Big data are produced at an accelerated speed, and made use of by governments, businesses and research agendas- for good or bad. At the same time “small data” are trapped in individual researchers’ hard drives around the world, for no good reason at all.