Slides from a talk given at Manchester Institute for Science, Ethics and Innovation on 13 October 2009. Focusses on the reasons why there is public funding of science and the issues that need to be tackled to insure this in the future.
The opinions expressed in this talk are
the personal views of the speaker
given as a private citizen and should
not unders any circumstances be
taken of as indicative of STFC, RCUK,
or government policy or of any
discussions within these organizations
of future policy....
I get up in the morning
...and catch a train
Value of the network depends
Bollen J, Van de Sompel H, Hagberg A, Bettencourt L, Chute R, et al. (2009) Clickstream Data Yields High-
Resolution Maps of Science. PLoS ONE 4(3): e4803. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0004803
“I propose the seeming paradox
that in science, private property
is established by having its
substance freely given to others
who might want to make use of
Merton (1988) ISIS 79:606
Interoperability is the key...
Sciencetwists, Friendfeeders, and the wider online
community for ideas, criticism, and conversations.
Deepak Singh, Larry Lessig, Andy Powell, and
John Wilbanks for presentation inspiration.
Flickr (and in particular @andypowe11) for images