Collaboration 2.0: Prospects of popular science


Abstract


Popular science finds itself in a new scenario where a shortage of information has been replaced by abundant and often freely available knowledge sources. Although often produced by amateurs, such information may be of a similar or even better quality than that produced professionally. Consequently, there is greater collaboration between professionals and amateurs, making it more difficult to distinguish between them.

Keywords


copyright; popular science; amateur; professional; business model

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