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“beyond borders”
@wilbanks
08 june 2014
vancouver
we’re way past old
information
borders.
thought
experiment…
1992
“a group of volunteers connected
by a global computer network will
build for free and give away an
encyclopedia that displ...
http://jaysimons.deviantart.com/art/Map-of-the-Internet-2-0-436762109
1.
when borders shift, so do
epistemologies.
cheap data
changes how we
justify our opinions.
OPS = AB(H + BB + HBP) +
TB(AB + BB + SF + HBP) /
AB(AB + BB + SF + HBP)
cheap data is
changing our
politics.
cheap data is going
to change our health.
image via http://macrumors.com/
but what actually needs to
be done day to day?
store content
organize content
query content
store content
organize content
query content
store content
organize content
query content
meet the new boss?
2.
we don’t even have a map
for what data is doing.
http://www.technologyreview.com/featuredstory/520426/the-real-privacy-problem/
cheap data transgresses
lots of things we expect…
but haven’t ever been
guaranteed.
privacy.
property.
exclusivity.
https://www.scienceexchange.com/
authority.
3.
borders and maps for data
don’t yet exist. but they
are forming.
and the valuable ones are
forming across disciplines.
“compatible communication”
is the real key.
small but compatibly
communicating groups can
create asymmetrically
valuable resources.
small group
sharing
proven to work in:
software
content
let’s try a small but
compatibly
communicating test in
breast cancer.
code sharing a prerequisite.
accuracy of
model jumped
three orders of
magnitude in nine
days.
48
76% accurate.
21 february 2013
17 april 2013
ongoing...
SHOW ME THE CODE!
...
...
...
...
...
let’s try a small but
compatibly
communicating group
in big science.
68core projects
1070datasets
1723results
18papers in press
9
months of compatible
communication
let’s try it with my
personal genomic data.
“eat less and exercise”
volunteer must click to proceed
all boxes must be checked
http://opensnp.org/users/615
http://files.snpedia.com/reports/promethease_data/genome_jtw_ui2.html
“Also there is no suggestion of
consanguinity in your pedigree.”
!
http://www.ianlogan.co.uk/
(the compatible
communication is
conspicuously absent)
compatible
communication requires
standards.
three historically
proven methods for
compatible
communication.
a. incrementalism.
b. the cartel.
c. open standards.
81
what’s the value of any
measurement when we
can measure everything?
joy’s law is truer than
ever.
the value is in the
compatible
communication.
thank you
!
@wilbanks
john.wilbanks@sagebase.org
Special Libraries Association - Keynote 2014
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  1. 1. “beyond borders” @wilbanks 08 june 2014 vancouver
  2. 2. we’re way past old information borders.
  3. 3. thought experiment…
  4. 4. 1992
  5. 5. “a group of volunteers connected by a global computer network will build for free and give away an encyclopedia that displaces Britannica”
  6. 6. http://jaysimons.deviantart.com/art/Map-of-the-Internet-2-0-436762109
  7. 7. 1. when borders shift, so do epistemologies.
  8. 8. cheap data changes how we justify our opinions.
  9. 9. OPS = AB(H + BB + HBP) + TB(AB + BB + SF + HBP) / AB(AB + BB + SF + HBP)
  10. 10. cheap data is changing our politics.
  11. 11. cheap data is going to change our health.
  12. 12. image via http://macrumors.com/
  13. 13. but what actually needs to be done day to day?
  14. 14. store content organize content query content
  15. 15. store content organize content query content
  16. 16. store content organize content query content
  17. 17. meet the new boss?
  18. 18. 2. we don’t even have a map for what data is doing.
  19. 19. http://www.technologyreview.com/featuredstory/520426/the-real-privacy-problem/
  20. 20. cheap data transgresses lots of things we expect… but haven’t ever been guaranteed.
  21. 21. privacy.
  22. 22. property.
  23. 23. exclusivity.
  24. 24. https://www.scienceexchange.com/
  25. 25. authority.
  26. 26. 3. borders and maps for data don’t yet exist. but they are forming.
  27. 27. and the valuable ones are forming across disciplines.
  28. 28. “compatible communication” is the real key.
  29. 29. small but compatibly communicating groups can create asymmetrically valuable resources.
  30. 30. small group sharing
  31. 31. proven to work in: software content
  32. 32. let’s try a small but compatibly communicating test in breast cancer.
  33. 33. code sharing a prerequisite.
  34. 34. accuracy of model jumped three orders of magnitude in nine days.
  35. 35. 48 76% accurate.
  36. 36. 21 february 2013 17 april 2013 ongoing...
  37. 37. SHOW ME THE CODE!
  38. 38. ...
  39. 39. ...
  40. 40. ...
  41. 41. ...
  42. 42. ...
  43. 43. let’s try a small but compatibly communicating group in big science.
  44. 44. 68core projects
  45. 45. 1070datasets
  46. 46. 1723results
  47. 47. 18papers in press
  48. 48. 9 months of compatible communication
  49. 49. let’s try it with my personal genomic data.
  50. 50. “eat less and exercise”
  51. 51. volunteer must click to proceed all boxes must be checked
  52. 52. http://opensnp.org/users/615
  53. 53. http://files.snpedia.com/reports/promethease_data/genome_jtw_ui2.html
  54. 54. “Also there is no suggestion of consanguinity in your pedigree.” ! http://www.ianlogan.co.uk/
  55. 55. (the compatible communication is conspicuously absent)
  56. 56. compatible communication requires standards.
  57. 57. three historically proven methods for compatible communication.
  58. 58. a. incrementalism.
  59. 59. b. the cartel.
  60. 60. c. open standards.
  61. 61. 81
  62. 62. what’s the value of any measurement when we can measure everything?
  63. 63. joy’s law is truer than ever.
  64. 64. the value is in the compatible communication.
  65. 65. thank you ! @wilbanks john.wilbanks@sagebase.org
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