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Citizen Science: Innovation in Open Science, Society and Policy

Citizen Science: Innovation in Open Science, Society and Policy identifies and explains the role of citizen science within innovation in science and society, and as a vibrant and productive science-policy interface. The scope of this volume is global, geared towards identifying solutions and lessons to be applied across science, practice and policy.

Uber: El Mensaje de Mendoza

MENDOZA, ARGENTINA – No por mucho tiempo, la provincia argentina de Mendoza, mejor conocida por vino Malbec, está enviando un mensaje que hace eco mucho más allá de sus preciados viñedos. 

En Buenos Aires, la llegada de Uber desencadenó una prolongada controversia, mientras taxistas atacaban a la compañía, y el gobierno de la ciudad iniciaba amargas batallas legales. Hoy, a pesar de los millones de clientes en la capital de Argentina, la mayoría de los pasajeros aún no pueden pagar con tarjeta de crédito y los pasajeros que se sientan al frente corren el riesgo de una lapidación.

The Changing Mobility Ecosystem: Our Autonomous Future

By Jeremy Spaulding, Emma Grossman, Aidan Reilly Giunta

Corresponding Author: Jeremy Spaulding

Book Release: Novos Caminhos Para a Inovação (New Paths for Innovation in Brazil)

Innovation, or the capacity to create and add value to processes and products through scientific research, can be facilitated or limited by government policies and practices.

Manipulating Fast, and Slow

As a discipline, cyberpsychology focuses on the impact of emerging technologies on human behavior. In this article, Dr. Mary Aiken talks about how the discipline helps us better understand online manipulation of audiences -- particularly in the context of recent elections. Most critically, cyberpsychology as a discipline may offer the tools to examine critical questions in security to fake news and we must fully explore this potential. Read more by downloading the brief below.

North America is Unprepared for the Jobs of Tomorrow

As the news focuses on stalled trade negotiations in North America, Canada, Mexico and the United States have shocking skills gaps that are already hampering economic performance and competitiveness.

North America’s labor markets face massive technological disruptions, which should point all three countries toward preparing the jobs that will serve the continent well in the future.