“citizen science” contributions to scientific processesoutside of instutional context and/orby non-scientists?“scientists as citizens” scientists [including citizenscientists?] cognizant of the role oftheir work for society? 4
high priests used to be looked upon for“truth” … but they controlled it tightlyscientists are looked upon to worktowards truth … and their work isalways shared freely and open toscrutinyat least we have the right ideal now ☺ 5
restrictions & permissionstry to be Open; use terms otherprojects do; if you have to think, publicdomain for max donor, copyleft [lookagain at nearby projects] for maxrecipient, but also possibly be bold,assume facts are free... 11
“IP” never the ideal answerpoor substitute for other regulation... 12
...privacy, security, integritypublic licenses dull instruments forthese legitimate objectiveswhen so used overly restrictive,incompatible 13
consider key ~policy choices (so far)made by a couple of aforementionedprojects 19
at what level should “policy” beconsidered (depends...)internationaljurisdicitoninstitutionalstandardsprojectindividual contributor 20
some things to desire (~ends) frommass collaboration projects (thus toconsider in “policy”)curationprovenancedata improvement, normalization...innovation/disruption/not imaginedusesorientation toward public good... 21
at least 3 methods of promoting andprotecting commonslaw&policybuildingextralegaleach has reactionary and progressiveaspects 22
buildingfree knowledge & software invalidatesassumptions of, mitigates, and buildsconstituency against bad policyeach contribution to a commons is astrike against bad policy and dystopianfuture; that’s something to celebrateand proclaim! 23
imagine a world in which Wikipedia isnot unusual:where mass collaboration obtains...disruptive innovationsuperior “product”greater equalitygreater freedom...in all of the most crucial humanenterprises 24
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