1. kaitlin thaney
@kaythaney ; @mozillascience
eResearch NZ / 2 july 2014
making the web work
2. doing good is part of our code
3. help researchers use the
power of the open web to
change science’s future.
5. science is still (largely)
rooted in 17th c. practices.
(with more powerful horses)
6. early forms of knowledge sharing
7. our current systems are
designed to create
despite original intentions.
8. we’re locked in old mechanisms.
9. What Des-Cartes did was a good step.
You have added much several ways, &
especially in taking ye colours of thin
plates into philosophical consideration.
If I have seen further it is by standing on
ye shoulders of Giants.
- Isaac Newton, 1676
10. existing system is imperfect
11. traditions last not because they are
excellent, but because inﬂuential
people are averse to change and
because of the sheer burdens of
transition to a better state ...
12. power, performance, scale
13. current state of science
14. some have a ﬁrehose
16. leveraging the power of
the web for scholarship
17. - access to content, data, code, materials.
- emergence of “web-native” tools.
- rewards for openness, interop, collaboration, sharing.
- push for ROI, reuse, recomputability, transparency.
18. emergence of new
19. research cycle