Should scientists use social media? Why practice open science? What is data science? Ten years ago, these phrases hardly existed. Now they are ubiquitous. Here I argue that these phenomena are inextricably linked and reflect similar underlying social and technological transformations. In this NeuroView, Voytek argues that several major social and technological shifts—social media, open science, and data science—are not independent, but rather are inextricably linked. Additionally, Voytek outlines how these phenomena are influencing modern scientific practice and communication.
Voytek, B. (2017, December 20). Social Media, Open Science, and Data Science Are Inextricably Linked. Neuron. Cell Press. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2017.11.015