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Collection of Surveys on the Corona Crisis

The spread of the coronavirus affects all areas of society, and so it is no surprise that there are now numerous social science surveys on the pandemic.

This article is intended to serve as a collection and overview of such scientific polls. The focus lies on surveys about information and (media / science) communication around Covid-19. Thus, surveys about economic implications or risk perception are not included. Such surveys can be found for example for Germany in two lists of RatSWD (running and closed surveys ). Additionally, there should be at least (first) results available.

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Science communication, advising, and advocacy in public debates

“Science communication, advising, and advocacy in public debates” is the title of the article by Philipp Schrögel and myself in the recently published handbook “Science Communication” by Annette Leßmöllmann, Marcelo Dascal and Thomas Gloning at De Gruyter. (Unfortunately neither the book nor the article are OpenAccess.) The English text looks at the extent to which traditional policy advice by science has opened up and thus changed in recent years and what this has to do with science communication.

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Categories Android  IT 

Paranoid Android: How to fix the Safe Headset Volume bug

At the moment I am running the Custom Rom Paranoid Android on my smart phone (a Nexus 4). Normally this is a fairly stable rom, with some nice features like Hover or Peek and a well designed UI. However, in the latest version, 4.4 RC 1, there is an annoying bug: As soon as you listen to music via a headset and try to raise the volume over the so-called “Safe Headset Volume” Android reboots.

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