23 May '12, 2pm

How Twitter Matters: Casting a Worldwide Net

How Twitter Matters: Casting a Worldwide Net By ANDREW C. REVKIN As regular readers know, I came around to Twitter slowly but now find it an essential combination of sensory apparatus and global conduit for ideas and information. A demonstration of its power to plumb the collective mind occurred on Tuesday, while I was in Washington attending “The Science of Science Communication .” The meeting was organized by the National Academy of Sciences to explore the rich batch of behavioral research, from Kahneman to Kahan and beyond, illustrating that information, on its own, has little meaning (a favorite phrase of the risk-communication consultant David Ropeik ). (The Twitter tag for the conference was #sackler , after the family that sponsored it.) One discussion touched on patterns of collaboration in research, and that got me wondering if anyone had analyzed trends in co-aut...

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