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The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
The "social" side of digital science
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The "social" side of digital science

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Given at the ALPSP 2011 conference.

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  • 1. the “social” sideof digital science kaitlin thaney @kaythaneyALSPS, 16 sept 2011
  • 2. about Digital Science our view of “social” changing behavior
  • 3. our story
  • 4. technology company publisher link london, nyc, tokyo
  • 5. investment arm incubator role in-house dev
  • 6. tiered approach build to scaleresearcher-focused
  • 7. what we think of as“social” in research (from 33,000 feet)
  • 8. (not in the socialnetworking business)
  • 9. social has been worked into(almost) every aspect of our online interaction
  • 10. science is changing (and the research workflow)
  • 11. communicate collaborate conduct
  • 12. research idea publish lit reviewshare results materials retest analyze experiment collect data
  • 13. blocking points (to name a few ... ) idea publish lit reviewshare results materials retest analyze experiment collect data
  • 14. digital research (will revisit later) idea articles proceedings content prof activities (metadata) mentorship patentsshare results the non-digital “stuff” retest analysis protocols synthesis parameters datasets
  • 15. science = inherently social (with a few bugs)(think knowledge exchange)
  • 16. social in terms ofknowledge discovery
  • 17. still the starting point
  • 18. patents are no better (in many cases, worse)
  • 19. can streamline
  • 20. in labs, this is social
  • 21. CC-BY-2.0 - Plaxco Lab - http://www.flickr.com/photos/34857812@N04/
  • 22. CC-BY-2.0 - Plaxco Lab - http://www.flickr.com/photos/34857812@N04/
  • 23. protocolsparameterscalibration misc. lit
  • 24. sharing information different types of “data”
  • 25. “i invented a folder based system ...”
  • 26. “i invented a folder based system ...”“yeah, we had a LIMS. it onlyever got used to store photos from lab nights out.”
  • 27. social for datafeedback, visibility, etc.
  • 28. sharing informationstill hits most’s mental block
  • 29. how we measure, incentivise
  • 30. data capture(of a different sort)
  • 31. the “social issue” best practices behaviour roadblocksdiscipline / researcher specific change in what we measure
  • 32. paper’s still the currency
  • 33. “scientific contribution”has moved beyond just the paper
  • 34. our metrics need to reflect that
  • 35. digital research (some new outputs to consider) idea articles proceedings content prof activities (metadata) mentorship patentsconversations the non-digital “stuff” results protocols queries lab notebooks datasets
  • 36. tools for decision makers(research admin / funders) using technology to spur cultural shift
  • 37. “ what do we wanton the back of our(science) baseball Top Trumps cards? “ - paul groth (et al.)
  • 38. technology can help perception issue change the way we view/value social
  • 39. work towards reproducibilityencourage new content useskeep in mind social barriers
  • 40. thank you.k.thaney@digital-science.com www.digital-science.com @kaythaney

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