Tag Archives: Open Data

Open Science on Quora: Why Are We Not There, Yet?

In his Reinventing Discovery: The New Era of Networked Science, Nielsen argues that networked digital tools, such as discussion boards and online marketplaces, can make it easier for scientists to pool their data, share methodologies, and find collaborators, and actually, … Continue reading

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How Ironic: Promoting Open Science Through a Subscription-based Journal. But is It?

Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, 57th richest man on earth and founder of Vulcan Inc. took it upon himself to promote and advocate something we at InTech have at heart: open science and open data. The article, stating Allen’s latest … Continue reading

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Openness Shock: Are We Mice or Are We Academics?

“Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen. (John Steinbeck)” A link to an article stood out among the Berlin9 tweets rush yesterday during the Harold Varmus … Continue reading

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Nielsen Talks About Open Science over Skype in Rijeka, Croatia

Rijeka welcomed Nielsen’s first Skype talk yesterday and his theme was, as usual, the benefits and obstacles to open science. From his apartment in Toronto, he gave an inspiring introduction to a possible second open science revolution for both students … Continue reading

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Michael Nielsen: Doing Science In the Open at the University Campus in Rijeka, Croatia

Today, we will have Michael Nielsen speaking about Open Science via Skype video at the Science and Technology Park, University Campus in Rijeka, Croatia. We have invited students to join the debate. Nielsen explains what he will discuss: “The internet is … Continue reading

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Michael Nielsen Talks About Second Open Science Revolution

Michael Nielsen gave a talk at the TEDxWaterloo event and he discussed what is the most popular debate lately about scientist giving away their data freely. Much like Stevan Harnad in his video participation at the BRDI conference in December, … Continue reading

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Open Access as Humanitarian Aid: In Times of Disaster and Every Day

“Will you take this woman Matti Richards To be your awful wedded wife” (Dylan Thomas, Under Milkwood) We seem to refuse the idea of constant open access to research as we would hold on to a pillow in a nightmarish … Continue reading

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