Author: Bruce Boyes

Are the claims of “psycho automation” in regard to Qantas flight QF72 justified?

Former airline Captain Kevin Sullivan has broken his silence on flight QF72. Has the media responded appropriately?

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The worst mental health killer you probably know nothing about (part 1)

This serious disease has the greatest proportion of suicides of any mental illness.

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False news might not be fake news, but the Washington Post still has a problem

The Washington Post was accused of spreading fake news after it published inaccurate reports regarding Russian hacking of the US electricity grid. Is this really fake news?

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Are natural systems an appropriate reference point for complexity discussions in KM?

Do natural systems reach equilibrium, and are they self-sustaining?

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Libraries as innovation incubators

National Library of Australia

One way in which libraries are evolving their relevance is through the establishment of co-working business incubators.

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Trust in crisis: the fourth turning begins

The results of two recent surveys are showing that the predictions in the book The Fourth Turning were right on the mark.

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How can knowledge management be better applied in academic libraries?

Two studies in 2001 found that libraries do not manage knowledge as well as they manage information. Has anything changed since, and should things change?

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What YOU can do about fake news

Fake news would cease to be a problem if people stopped falling for it and circulating it, so there’s much that we as media consumers can do.

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How the media is going to be, and has been, Trumped

Donald Trump

The US media appears doomed to suffer Putin-style media conferences from President Trump. But the media are far from innocent victims.

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Open access trends in 2017: the good, the bad, and the irony

Journal publishers are initiating content sharing and agreeing to open access demands, but the predatory journal problem is on the rise.

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