In the tenth year of the science of the Web, researchers deal with distortions in Web data and the preservation of digital content. The Association for computing machinery (ACM) will have their Web Science Conference in Hanover in these days. Scientists of so heterogeneous fields such as computer science, sociology, economics and psychology there to replace the largest socio-technical infrastructure of human history: the Web.
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It’s so diverse topics such as data protection and Internet governance, entrepreneurship, but also to the many distortions with which Web scientists and journalists must grapple. Basically, is affected but any one of them, who is moving to the Web, in the store unless the news selection for the social media stream of products presented or simply advertising. Ricardo Baeza-Yates, formerly Research Director at Yahoo, said in yesterday’s keynote by this many distortions that already occur in the data – based E-Commerce, advertising and research. So, 7 per cent of Facebook users produce 93 percent of there upcoming content. The Amazon product reviews (4 to 96 percent), the Twitter posts (2/98) and the Wikipedia content (0.04/99.96), the ratio is even more extreme. An important theme of the Congress is the archiving of the content on the Web sometimes very volatile. So Axel Bruns and Katrin Weller Twitter called a “first draft” of the present – which must urgently be archived. The library of Congress had said that such a project in collaboration with Twitter, but so far little deeds follow leave. It’s about the Digital Web legacy at a hackathon is taking place during the Conference. Task here is to go into collections from the Internet Archive on data treasure hunt. The collections rights Web archive of Columbia University among others that include human and collected by the Internet Archive pages of 2011/12 Web science as an interdisciplinary research area occupy movement celebrates its tenth anniversary this year. It goes back to a proposal by Tim Berners-Lee, who urged an independent science, which has deals with the Web – and then created with the Web science research initiative also equal to the basics. A current brochure of the Web Science Trust summarizes the development of this still relatively young science.