• Share
  • Email
  • Embed
  • Like
  • Save
  • Private Content
Opening adambly
 

Opening adambly

on

  • 279 views

 

Statistics

Views

Total Views
279
Views on SlideShare
277
Embed Views
2

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0

1 Embed 2

http://ssp6.windmilldesignworks.com 2

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Adobe PDF

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

    Opening adambly Opening adambly Presentation Transcript

    • REARCHITECTINGSCIENCEA VISION FORSTM IN THE 21STCENTURYADAM BLY 28 MAY 2009 BALTIMORE
    • “ such a difficult moment, there are those who Atsay we cannot afford to invest in science, thatsupport for research is somehow a luxury atmoments defined by necessities. I fundamentallydisagree. Science is more essential for ourprosperity, our security, our health, ourenvironment, and our quality of life than it has everbeen before.”President Barack Obama, April 27
    • We are inspired by the potential ofscience to improve the state of the world and we make media and technology to help realize that potential.
    • KNOWLEDGE IS GOOD
    • MASSIVECHANGE
    • Listen then Lead: What doscientists think? Seed State of Science Report
    • Science is not a closed system
    • 65%Cite literature as having an influence on their science
    • Globalcollaboration is fundamental
    • 62%Are actively involved in at least one international collaboration
    • Peer-reviewstill matters
    • 77%Agree that peer-review remains essential to scientific progress
    • Scientists care
    • 70%Believe science can be used to advance the cause of peace in the world
    • 80%Feel obliged as scientists to address the biggest challenges facing humanity
    • 61%Feel obliged as scientists to speak with journalists about their work
    • 74%Feel obliged as scientists to inform policymakers about science
    • 83%Feel obliged as scientists to be environmentally conscious
    • The born-digitalhave come of age
    • 15 Petabytes 31 Billion 2 Years
    • “ The entire archive of science publishing should be open-access and online. But this will be the outcome ofa slow political and value realignment inscience… Researchers should get in thehabit of posting data on their websites.” Bosco Ho, PostDoc in Bioinformatics, USA
    • 84%Believe that scientific papers should be freely available to other scientists and the public
    • “ is difficult to find information on Itfunding, people, meetings, etc… every organization has their own webresources, and there are no centralized sources of information, or they are incomplete.” Emilio Perez, PostDoc in Chemistry, Spain
    • “ have colleagues in Australia, England, I U.S., Kenya, and China, and withoutcollaborative web tools we could neverwork on anything together, since phone calls are still too expensive.” David Braun, PostDoc in Archaeology, South Africa
    • “ a grad student, we had a website Asrelated to our research. We posted somegeneral info about our research. But the coolest thing we did was stream real- time data (eg. pH, temperature) from aremote observing system onto the site.” Brett Branco, PostDoc in Environmental Science, Australia
    • “Blogs are a great way to open your notebook to the world or just the lab. They’ rich, accessible from reanywhere, and automatically backed up. From a social perspective, they’ the re root of your identity on the web: the place where you communicate your thoughts and receive communication 24/7 from anyone in the world.” William Gunn, PhD Student in Cell Biology, USA
    • 34%Use blogs to promote their research, discuss publications, or serve as lab notebooks
    • “The Research Web is about integratinglots of stuff that wasn’ designed to be t integrated with anything. It’ about sgetting precise answers to complicated questions instead of a mess of Web pages. It’ about making the user s experience for research on the Webmore like, well, the Web for other stuff.” John Wilbanks, Science Commons
    • We have been here before
    • PersonalCumulativeSystematic Activist Essential
    • WE NEED TOREBOOT (STM)FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
    • WE NEED > a digital core (not just digital tools)
    • WE NEED > common standards that connect crowd- sourced innovation
    • WE NEED > free flow of information (today it is designed to limit)
    • WE NEED > to advance interdisciplinary science, restructure societies
    • WE NEED > to connect developed to developing world
    • WE NEED > to extract knowledge from information, foster a new language
    • William Playfair (1801)
    • James Watson, Francis Crick (1953)
    • Ben Fry (2008)
    • Future Pie Chart?
    • WE NEED > to bring scientists together, and together with resources
    • WE NEED > to lead the social change toward universal science literacy
    • WE NEED > to collaborate as to meet these goals, they’ not re “our”readers
    • Release 2.0
    • 2.2 million monthly unique visitors worldwide