This latest issue of the LINK journal includes articles on sharing of fake news; competition regulation for digital markets; language change and COVID-19 perceptions; post-hackathon project continuation; web-based agricultural information; sentiment analysis and topic modelling of Twitter posts; and China’s digital transformation.
"A Critical Review of Academic Practice and Integrated Edtech Use at a South African University: The ‘Real’ Level" -- Nazira Hoosen's thesis for completion of PhD in Interdisciplinary Digital Knowledge Economy Studies (PhD in IDKES).
LINK Director Lucienne Abrahams pays tribute to Wits Emeritus Professor Barry Dwolatzky, founder of the Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) and the Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct, who passed away on 16 May 2023.
Articles on YouTube micro-celebrities; a word embedding trained on news data; machine-learning predictions of low academic performance; ICTs and women’s empowerment; ABET accreditation of computer science programmes; assessment of website quality; and national digital transformation.
A report by LINK Centre Director Luci Abrahams and LINK Research Associate Mark Burke, for the SA-EU Dialogue Facility's International Dialogue on Strengthening Open Digital Governance in South Africa.
LINK PhD Seminar: Presentation by Mark Burke, Candidate for a Wits PhD in Interdisciplinary Digital Knowledge Economy Studies, on "Rethinking Identity, Privacy and Citizenship in Public Service Digitalisation".
A listing of LINK students' PhD theses, approved PhD research projects, Master's dissertations, and Master's research reports, as produced in the Centre's currrent PhD, MA ICTPR and MA IDKES programmes and in the earlier MM ICTPR programme.