Every third young person without a smartphone at their fingertips feels insecure and their thoughts escape towards it. Every fourth teenager very often receives negative comments from their immediate peers due to the style of smartphone use, shows research conducted by Dr. Łukasz Tomczyk from the Jagiellonian University.
People from the eastern, western and southern cultures are not very different in terms of moral judgements made in the so-called trolley dilemma, shows a large international study carried out with the participation of Polish researchers. What does affect the moral judgement is the context of the dilemma.
Russia has a lot of experience in cyber warfare, and disinformation war is planned for a long time. The West must learn to wield this weapon better. What we needed is training the public to recognise disinformation and create good systems to detect the source of information, says Dr. Aleksandra Przegalińska, a professor at the Kozminski University.
Identifying the source of malicious content, its source of propagation, is crucial for reducing online disinformation. A similar mechanism allows, for example, to identify patient zero at the beginning of an epidemic. RPaSDT (Rumor Propagation and Source Detection Toolkit) allows to determine the source of fake news come from and how they spread in social media.