Getting a whole region involved in citizen
                  cyberscience:
              Extremadurathome.org

           ...
1   Background

2   Motivation

3   Extremadurathome.org
      Statistics
      Promoting the project in conferences, work...
Outline


1   Background

2   Motivation

3   Extremadurathome.org
      Statistics
      Promoting the project in confere...
Computing Resources




   Home users usually have a computer at home.
   Institutions like Universities, governments, etc...
Computing Resources


             Researchers




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   D. Lombrana (UEX)       Extremadurathome.org   Septemb...
Computing Resources


             Researchers                          Computers




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   D. Lombrana (UEX)  ...
Bring everything together with BOINC!!!




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   D. Lombrana (UEX)   Extremadurathome.org   September 3, 2010 ...
Outline


1   Background

2   Motivation

3   Extremadurathome.org
      Statistics
      Promoting the project in confere...
Spread the word!!!

          The goal: Help researchers involving more citizens.




                                   P...
Outline


1   Background

2   Motivation

3   Extremadurathome.org
      Statistics
      Promoting the project in confere...
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Where are we?




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An Open Source Region




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   D. Lombrana (UEX)   Extremadurathome.org   September 3, 2010   12 / 43
The goal




   It is a popular science web page.
   The aim is to make citizens participants of science trough BOINC.
   ...
The web page: www.extremadurathome.org




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   D. Lombrana (UEX)   Extremadurathome.org   September 3, 2010  ...
Engaging volunteers




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Promoting the project on regional TV and Radio




                             Play


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   D. Lombrana (UEX) ...
Prizes




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Prizes




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The project in numbers




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   D. Lombrana (UEX)   Extremadurathome.org   September 3, 2010   19 / 43
World position




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   D. Lombrana (UEX)   Extremadurathome.org   September 3, 2010   20 / 43
Projects




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   D. Lombrana (UEX)   Extremadurathome.org   September 3, 2010   21 / 43
Users around the world




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   D. Lombrana (UEX)   Extremadurathome.org   September 3, 2010   22 / 43
Users in Spain




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   D. Lombrana (UEX)   Extremadurathome.org   September 3, 2010   23 / 43
Asia@Home 2009: Taipei, Taiwan




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   D. Lombrana (UEX)   Extremadurathome.org   September 3, 2010   24 / 43
´
Free Knowledge 2009: Panama




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   D. Lombrana (UEX)   Extremadurathome.org   September 3, 2010   25 / 43
CAS@Home 2010: Beijing, China




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Asia@Home 2010: Taipei, Taiwan




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University of Extremadura Open Day




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   D. Lombrana (UEX)   Extremadurathome.org   September 3, 2010   28 ...
Outline


1   Background

2   Motivation

3   Extremadurathome.org
      Statistics
      Promoting the project in confere...
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D. Lombrana (UEX)   Extremadurathome.org   September 3, 2010   30 / 43
The tool: Multilanguage




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   D. Lombrana (UEX)   Extremadurathome.org   September 3, 2010   31 / 43
The tool: Multiplatform




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    D. Lombrana (UEX)   Extremadurathome.org   September 3, 2010   32 / 43
License




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Google Maps Integration




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Google Maps Integration




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   D. Lombrana (UEX)   Extremadurathome.org   September 3, 2010   35 / 43
Integration with Social Networks




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   D. Lombrana (UEX)   Extremadurathome.org   September 3, 2010   36 / ...
The Blog: http://jarifa.unex.es




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    D. Lombrana (UEX)   Extremadurathome.org   September 3, 2010   37 /...
The Wiki: Documentation and Howtos




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   D. Lombrana (UEX)   Extremadurathome.org   September 3, 2010   38 ...
The source code




   http://jarifa.unex.es
   http://www.github.com/teleyinex/jarifa




            ˜
   D. Lombrana (U...
Who uses Jarifa?



   Educational Council, Regional Government of Extremadura, Spain
   (managing 50000 computers).
   Ex...
Outline


1   Background

2   Motivation

3   Extremadurathome.org
      Statistics
      Promoting the project in confere...
Conclusions




   It is very important to promote science among citizens.
   From Extremadurathome.org we are trying to o...
Questions




                              daniellg@unex.es

           Icons from Tango Desktop project and Gnome Deskto...
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  1. 1. Getting a whole region involved in citizen cyberscience: Extremadurathome.org ˜ ´ Daniel Lombrana Gonzalez University of Extremadura September 3, 2010 ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 1 / 43
  2. 2. 1 Background 2 Motivation 3 Extremadurathome.org Statistics Promoting the project in conferences, workshops, etc. 4 Creating similar projects to Extremadurathome.org Jarifa 5 Conclusions ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 2 / 43
  3. 3. Outline 1 Background 2 Motivation 3 Extremadurathome.org Statistics Promoting the project in conferences, workshops, etc. 4 Creating similar projects to Extremadurathome.org Jarifa 5 Conclusions ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 3 / 43
  4. 4. Computing Resources Home users usually have a computer at home. Institutions like Universities, governments, etc. have a large number of desktop PCs. However, these PCs are usually underemployed. ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 4 / 43
  5. 5. Computing Resources Researchers ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 5 / 43
  6. 6. Computing Resources Researchers Computers ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 5 / 43
  7. 7. Bring everything together with BOINC!!! ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 6 / 43
  8. 8. Outline 1 Background 2 Motivation 3 Extremadurathome.org Statistics Promoting the project in conferences, workshops, etc. 4 Creating similar projects to Extremadurathome.org Jarifa 5 Conclusions ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 7 / 43
  9. 9. Spread the word!!! The goal: Help researchers involving more citizens. Play ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 8 / 43
  10. 10. Outline 1 Background 2 Motivation 3 Extremadurathome.org Statistics Promoting the project in conferences, workshops, etc. 4 Creating similar projects to Extremadurathome.org Jarifa 5 Conclusions ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 9 / 43
  11. 11. ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 10 / 43
  12. 12. Where are we? ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 11 / 43
  13. 13. An Open Source Region ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 12 / 43
  14. 14. The goal It is a popular science web page. The aim is to make citizens participants of science trough BOINC. Volunteers vote each month the most interesting projects for them. ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 13 / 43
  15. 15. The web page: www.extremadurathome.org ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 14 / 43
  16. 16. Engaging volunteers ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 15 / 43
  17. 17. Promoting the project on regional TV and Radio Play ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 16 / 43
  18. 18. Prizes ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 17 / 43
  19. 19. Prizes ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 18 / 43
  20. 20. The project in numbers ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 19 / 43
  21. 21. World position ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 20 / 43
  22. 22. Projects ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 21 / 43
  23. 23. Users around the world ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 22 / 43
  24. 24. Users in Spain ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 23 / 43
  25. 25. Asia@Home 2009: Taipei, Taiwan ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 24 / 43
  26. 26. ´ Free Knowledge 2009: Panama ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 25 / 43
  27. 27. CAS@Home 2010: Beijing, China ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 26 / 43
  28. 28. Asia@Home 2010: Taipei, Taiwan ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 27 / 43
  29. 29. University of Extremadura Open Day ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 28 / 43
  30. 30. Outline 1 Background 2 Motivation 3 Extremadurathome.org Statistics Promoting the project in conferences, workshops, etc. 4 Creating similar projects to Extremadurathome.org Jarifa 5 Conclusions ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 29 / 43
  31. 31. ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 30 / 43
  32. 32. The tool: Multilanguage ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 31 / 43
  33. 33. The tool: Multiplatform ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 32 / 43
  34. 34. License ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 33 / 43
  35. 35. Google Maps Integration ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 34 / 43
  36. 36. Google Maps Integration ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 35 / 43
  37. 37. Integration with Social Networks ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 36 / 43
  38. 38. The Blog: http://jarifa.unex.es ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 37 / 43
  39. 39. The Wiki: Documentation and Howtos ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 38 / 43
  40. 40. The source code http://jarifa.unex.es http://www.github.com/teleyinex/jarifa ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 39 / 43
  41. 41. Who uses Jarifa? Educational Council, Regional Government of Extremadura, Spain (managing 50000 computers). Extremadurathome.org project. International Potato center. Innovation Interligare Institute on Intelligence I4. CES Felipe II, Complutense University of Madrid. Science and Computer Center of Andaluc´a, Spain. ı University of Extremadura, Spain. ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 40 / 43
  42. 42. Outline 1 Background 2 Motivation 3 Extremadurathome.org Statistics Promoting the project in conferences, workshops, etc. 4 Creating similar projects to Extremadurathome.org Jarifa 5 Conclusions ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 41 / 43
  43. 43. Conclusions It is very important to promote science among citizens. From Extremadurathome.org we are trying to obtain more users for the volunteer computing. We have created a tool that makes easy promoting science among citizens. ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 42 / 43
  44. 44. Questions daniellg@unex.es Icons from Tango Desktop project and Gnome Desktop (Creative Commons & GPL License) Except Facebook logo obtained from Wikimedia and Extremadurathome logo obtained from the project site. ˜ D. Lombrana (UEX) Extremadurathome.org September 3, 2010 43 / 43
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