Papers / Findings
- Badges are back! There’s invariably at least 1 working group at every collaborative sticky event that proposes a system of badges for internet advocacy tools, data or groups. Almost none get off the ground (Open Integrity Index might remain the most promising), but a new paper (Badges to Acknowledge Open Practices: A Simple, Low-Cost, Effective Method for Increasing Transparency) suggests that badges have are associated with significant changes in open research practices in at least one community.
- Incentives for uptake: Citizens’ Adoption Behavior of Mobile-Government (mGov): A Cross-Cultural Study. (PAYWALL). Survey-based study (Canada, Bangladesh, Germany) finds percieved ease of use, usability, reliability and security to be determinate, and that countries are different. Continue reading “Research Links (w20/16)”