BigBang is a tool for scientific analysis of open source and internet governance communities. It was created by DATACTIVE Research Associate Sebastian Benthall, and is currently being developed with help of Davide Beraldo and Niels ten Oever.

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ALEX, Algorithm Exposed, is a tool for scientific analysis of the social network personalization algorithm. It currently only supports Facebook, and we plan to extend the support of other centralized services. The two effects ALEX are either for researchers in the social network dynamics and for the users, which can get insights on their information exposure.

The project It was created by Claudio Agosti, and now as DATACTIVE Research Associate is looking to make it scale in different uses cases with Davide Beraldo and an international team.

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