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Radical Sharing: Transforming Science? Cameron Neylon http://www.slideshare.net/CameronNeylon http://flickr.com/photos/sta...
Neil Saunders Brian Kelly Harry Collins Tim O’Reilly Michael Nielsen Jen Dodd Greg Wilson Timo Hannay Maxine Clarke Jenny ...
“… keep hearing about this thing called "IP". I don't own my ideas - they just come to me and I set them free” N...
“ I never had an idea that couldn’t be improved by sharing it with as many people as possible…” Bill   Hooker (2006) http:...
Does science  need  transforming?
http://www.flickr.com/photos/sethw/113073189/ 95% of research results are never published
http://flickr.com/photos/heymans/480396810/ If a million postdocs repeat a million experiments…
http://flickr.com/photos/cliche/120070310/ And 25% of those don’t work…
… how much taxpayer’s money is that?  http://flickr.com/photos/luismimunoznajar/2093185804/
 
 
 
 
But…Web 2.0 works best when source material is…
http://flickr.com/photos/virtualsugar/316200555/
http://biolab.isis.rl.ac.uk/projects/blog/blogs.php/blog_id/5
 
9:00 am, 4 September 2008
Measuring solubilities – 3/9/08 – Southampton Chemistry Flickr tag: UC207
http://usefulchem.wikispaces.com/Exp207
7:36 pm, 4 September 2008
168 measurements by six people on two continents
http://friendfeed.com/e/9875b15c-7932-4714-aaba-2a15950219ec/Request-for-assistance/ http://tinyurl.com/6xj69p Instant col...
http://chemtools.chem.soton.ac.uk/projects/blog/blogs.php/bit_id/7735
http://chemtools.chem.soton.ac.uk/projects/blog/blogs.php/bit_id/7735
http://chemtools.chem.soton.ac.uk/projects/blog/blogs.php/bit_id/7735
A tender… http://web2-in-science.wikidot.com/
A paper… http://chemtools.chem.soton.ac.uk/wiki/index.php/Blog_-_PLoS_Bio
A grant proposal http://docs.google.com/View?docID=dhs5x5kr_559gqg6x7&revision=_latest
http://www.flickr.com/photos/gaetanlee/2792436526/  We have (many of the) tools we need…
http://flickr.com/photos/good-karma/710068054/ The usual response?
http://flickr.com/photos/wilderdom/266650346  CC-BY-SA
Fear of…
Being scooped http://flickr.com/photos/23905174@N00/1594411528/ theft…
http://www.flickr.com/photos/eklektikos/2578555411/  a data deluge…
http://flickr.com/photos/john-norris/2283646355/  CC-BY-SA … release of personal data…
http://flickr.com/photos/clearlyambiguous/1458058273/ commercialisation…
http://flickr.com/photos/clearlyambiguous/1458058273/ commercialisation… or not being able to…
http://flickr.com/photos/indigotimbre/440432253/  CC-BY-SA  embarrassment…
Scientists like…
http://flickr.com/photos/aud1073ch/34438156/  CC-BY-SA … control
They don’t like…
http://flickr.com/photos/eliya/350277762/in/photostream/
http://flickr.com/photos/eliya/350277898/in/photostream/
http://flickr.com/photos/eliya/350277952/in/photostream/
That’s a lovely sociological insight..but..
Realistically, the current mainstream response to these ideas looks like…
http://flickr.com/photos/zanotti/314391903/
What can be done?
What can be done? … the fully supported paper
A paper = a claim (or claims) The  full  record that supports that claim should be available for detailed examination and ...
Reconstruct the metadata here… http://flickr.com/photos/clairity/114084801/
… or capture it at the source… http://flickr.com/photos/jason_burmeister/2053139930 /
… in an open notebook http://www.flickr.com/photos/nbachiyski/2186228572/
… in an open notebook http://www.flickr.com/photos/nbachiyski/2186228572/ … at least one that can be made open later
Revolutionary/Evolutionary?
Re-evolutionary
“ Gradical change” – Shirley Wu Re-evolutionary
It’s just good science…
It’s just good science… … they’ll catch up eventually
Curation?
networks of events/objects…
networks of publications… © Cell Press, Nature Publishing Group, American Chem Soc, American Soc Microbiology, fair use cl...
networks of people…
network of science?
http://www.mapofscience.com/
Every object on this network is a moving target
http://flickr.com/photos/phauly/16057817/  CC-BY-SA Curate the network…
http://flickr.com/photos/ifindkarma/112531388/ … not the objects
 
 
 
Even without the object a strong network allows you to reconstruct the meaning
We need the tools to readily enable accurate and deep citation
 
Not just papers, but ideas, web pages, data, materials, software
 
And if the cited objects are not open and available?
 
Open content with strong attribution builds and enhances the network
Build the tools and build the standards of attribution…
http://flickr.com/photos/good-karma/710068054/ …  and (more) open research will follow
 
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  1. 1. Radical Sharing: Transforming Science? Cameron Neylon http://www.slideshare.net/CameronNeylon http://flickr.com/photos/stansich/433484931/
  2. 2. Neil Saunders Brian Kelly Harry Collins Tim O’Reilly Michael Nielsen Jen Dodd Greg Wilson Timo Hannay Maxine Clarke Jenny Rohn Ricardo Vidal Paulo Nuin Jenny Hale Peter Murray-Rust Deepak Singh Jon Udell Tim O’Reilly David Crotty Rafael Sidi Richard Akerman Jean-Claude Bradley Mike Ellis Liz Lyons Andy Powell Gavin Baker Peter Suber Victor Henning Sabine Hossenfelder Flickr Google Steve Wilson Andrew Milsted Frank Norman Dave de Roure Jeremy Frey John Cumbers John Cumbers Bill Flanagan ISIS LSS Group Lakshmi Shastry Catherine Jones ISIS Computing Group STFC Plausible Accuracy John Dupuis Chad Orzel Ken Shankland Martyn Bull Iain Emsley Jonathan Gray Rufus Pollock Clay Shirky Kevin Kelly Gavin Bell Shirley Wu Euan Adie Richard Curry Ian Mulvaney Jamie McQuay Atilla Csordas Pawel Szcsesny Gabriel Cavalli Matt Wood Tim Hubbard Duncan Hull Richard Grant Branwen Hide PLoS Friendfeed Bora Zivkovic Peter Binfield John Wilbanks Kaitlin Thaney The BioGang Tony Williams Egon Willighagen Martin Fenner Yaroslav Nikolaev Jon Eisen Michael Eisen Richard Akerman Jeremiah Faith Michael Barton Lee Smolin Garret Lisi Victoria Stodden Helen Berman Simon Coles Tony Hey Noel Gorelick Jon Tansley Benjamin Good Dorothea Salo Paul Walk Mitch Waldrop Björn Brembs Rich Apodaca Lorie LeJeune Bill Hooker Pedro Beltrao Mat Todd SciFoo 2008 campers
  3. 3. “… keep hearing about this thing called "IP". I don't own my ideas - they just come to me and I set them free” Neil Saunders (2008) http://twitter.com/neilfws/status/1025953110
  4. 4. “ I never had an idea that couldn’t be improved by sharing it with as many people as possible…” Bill Hooker (2006) http://3quarksdaily.blogs.com/3quarksdaily/2006/10/the_future_of_s_1.html
  5. 5. Does science need transforming?
  6. 6. http://www.flickr.com/photos/sethw/113073189/ 95% of research results are never published
  7. 7. http://flickr.com/photos/heymans/480396810/ If a million postdocs repeat a million experiments…
  8. 8. http://flickr.com/photos/cliche/120070310/ And 25% of those don’t work…
  9. 9. … how much taxpayer’s money is that? http://flickr.com/photos/luismimunoznajar/2093185804/
  10. 14. But…Web 2.0 works best when source material is…
  11. 15. http://flickr.com/photos/virtualsugar/316200555/
  12. 16. http://biolab.isis.rl.ac.uk/projects/blog/blogs.php/blog_id/5
  13. 18. 9:00 am, 4 September 2008
  14. 19. Measuring solubilities – 3/9/08 – Southampton Chemistry Flickr tag: UC207
  15. 20. http://usefulchem.wikispaces.com/Exp207
  16. 21. 7:36 pm, 4 September 2008
  17. 22. 168 measurements by six people on two continents
  18. 23. http://friendfeed.com/e/9875b15c-7932-4714-aaba-2a15950219ec/Request-for-assistance/ http://tinyurl.com/6xj69p Instant collaboration
  19. 24. http://chemtools.chem.soton.ac.uk/projects/blog/blogs.php/bit_id/7735
  20. 25. http://chemtools.chem.soton.ac.uk/projects/blog/blogs.php/bit_id/7735
  21. 26. http://chemtools.chem.soton.ac.uk/projects/blog/blogs.php/bit_id/7735
  22. 27. A tender… http://web2-in-science.wikidot.com/
  23. 28. A paper… http://chemtools.chem.soton.ac.uk/wiki/index.php/Blog_-_PLoS_Bio
  24. 29. A grant proposal http://docs.google.com/View?docID=dhs5x5kr_559gqg6x7&revision=_latest
  25. 30. http://www.flickr.com/photos/gaetanlee/2792436526/ We have (many of the) tools we need…
  26. 31. http://flickr.com/photos/good-karma/710068054/ The usual response?
  27. 32. http://flickr.com/photos/wilderdom/266650346 CC-BY-SA
  28. 33. Fear of…
  29. 34. Being scooped http://flickr.com/photos/23905174@N00/1594411528/ theft…
  30. 35. http://www.flickr.com/photos/eklektikos/2578555411/ a data deluge…
  31. 36. http://flickr.com/photos/john-norris/2283646355/ CC-BY-SA … release of personal data…
  32. 37. http://flickr.com/photos/clearlyambiguous/1458058273/ commercialisation…
  33. 38. http://flickr.com/photos/clearlyambiguous/1458058273/ commercialisation… or not being able to…
  34. 39. http://flickr.com/photos/indigotimbre/440432253/ CC-BY-SA embarrassment…
  35. 40. Scientists like…
  36. 41. http://flickr.com/photos/aud1073ch/34438156/ CC-BY-SA … control
  37. 42. They don’t like…
  38. 43. http://flickr.com/photos/eliya/350277762/in/photostream/
  39. 44. http://flickr.com/photos/eliya/350277898/in/photostream/
  40. 45. http://flickr.com/photos/eliya/350277952/in/photostream/
  41. 46. That’s a lovely sociological insight..but..
  42. 47. Realistically, the current mainstream response to these ideas looks like…
  43. 48. http://flickr.com/photos/zanotti/314391903/
  44. 49. What can be done?
  45. 50. What can be done? … the fully supported paper
  46. 51. A paper = a claim (or claims) The full record that supports that claim should be available for detailed examination and critique ‘ We argue in good faith from shared evidence to shared conclusions ’ Lee Smolin http://flickr.com/photos/nicmcphee/2756494307/
  47. 52. Reconstruct the metadata here… http://flickr.com/photos/clairity/114084801/
  48. 53. … or capture it at the source… http://flickr.com/photos/jason_burmeister/2053139930 /
  49. 54. … in an open notebook http://www.flickr.com/photos/nbachiyski/2186228572/
  50. 55. … in an open notebook http://www.flickr.com/photos/nbachiyski/2186228572/ … at least one that can be made open later
  51. 56. Revolutionary/Evolutionary?
  52. 57. Re-evolutionary
  53. 58. “ Gradical change” – Shirley Wu Re-evolutionary
  54. 59. It’s just good science…
  55. 60. It’s just good science… … they’ll catch up eventually
  56. 61. Curation?
  57. 62. networks of events/objects…
  58. 63. networks of publications… © Cell Press, Nature Publishing Group, American Chem Soc, American Soc Microbiology, fair use claimed
  59. 64. networks of people…
  60. 65. network of science?
  61. 66. http://www.mapofscience.com/
  62. 67. Every object on this network is a moving target
  63. 68. http://flickr.com/photos/phauly/16057817/ CC-BY-SA Curate the network…
  64. 69. http://flickr.com/photos/ifindkarma/112531388/ … not the objects
  65. 73. Even without the object a strong network allows you to reconstruct the meaning
  66. 74. We need the tools to readily enable accurate and deep citation
  67. 76. Not just papers, but ideas, web pages, data, materials, software
  68. 78. And if the cited objects are not open and available?
  69. 80. Open content with strong attribution builds and enhances the network
  70. 81. Build the tools and build the standards of attribution…
  71. 82. http://flickr.com/photos/good-karma/710068054/ … and (more) open research will follow
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