Archive for September, 2014

The Kardashian index – we had a blast on Twitter

September 24, 2014

kindex For those who missed “The Kardashian index: a measure of discrepant social media profile for scientists” recent paper by Hall et al (2014), here is a Storify of the immediate reaction on Twitter.

And some related blog posts. The Kardashian index: what happens when scientists Tweet more than they publish. Kardashian Index: the academics famous just for being famous Scientist develops a ‘Kardashian index’ for overrated researchers Kardashian Index Introducing the “K Index” The ‘Kardashian index’ measures researchers’ social clout