Creative Science @ Citizen Cyberlab
Brian Fuchs & Margaret Gold
Science for All and
All for Science:
http://citizencyberlab.eu
Science FOR ALL
  Ubiquity
  Reuse/Remixing
  Cognitive Surplus
UBIQUITY
UBIQUITY
Dark SIDE of Ubiquity
REMIX
  Imperative Procedure -> Reusable Building Block
  Aka first order functions, scripting, macros
  Many examples ...
REMIX
REMIX
Cognitive Surplus
COGNITIVE SURPLUS
Citizen
Science
In the Beginning...
Before Computers
TODAY
The Internet Arrives
Personal Devices
SUPPORT LEARNING AND
CREATIVITY IN CITIZEN SCIENCE
Citizen Cyberlab
HTTP://CITIZENCYBERLAB.EU
Citizen Cyberlab
Citizen Cyberlab
Citizen Cyberlab Partners
•  COMMUNITY MAPS
•  CITIZEN GRID
•  REDWIRE
Platforms
Open Community Maps
Open Community Maps
•  GATHER, SHARE, VISUALISE LOCAL
KNOWLEDGE.
•  EASY PROJECT SET-UP/ADMIN
•  DESIGN MODELS /FORMS
•  P...
Platform: Redwire.io
Redwire.io
•  CREATE AND SHARE GAMES	

•  REMIX GAMES	

•  TRACK USER BEHAVIOUR	

•  HTTP://REDWIRE.IO
Redwire.io
Redwire.io: Computer shoot
REDWIRE
Citizen GRID
CitizenGrid
  Publish and share client-server and P2P applications
  Create e-Science applications using a mix of volunt...
Pilots
 Virtual Atom Smasher (CERN)
 Geotag-X: Collaborative Disaster
Mapping (UNITAR)
 Synthbio4all (CRI)
 ICT for Ar...
Pilots: Virtual Atom Smasher
Virtual Atom Smasher
  Run LHC simulations at home
  Create tunings to help scientists at CERN
  Interactively adjust s...
Geotag-X
Source: National Geographic
"   Disaster Mapping web application.
"   Harvest media (photos, videos, audio) coming out of a
disaster
"  Analyse media ...
Source: National Geographic
Geotag-X
Hero.Coli
HERO.COLI
  Crowdsourcing for synthetic biology projects
HERO.COLI
http://herocoli.com
Arctic ICT: helping whale hunters adapt
to climate change
Arctic ICT
  Climate change alters how local subsistence
communities hunt for food.
  Decreasing ice cover.
  Enable lo...
Epicollect
TOOLS
 EPICOLLECT-PLUS
 HTML5 framework for mobile data
collection sharing and visualisation.
 Origin: epidemiology.
 ...
Epicollect
Epicollect
Evaluation
 How much do citizen scientists
learn? 	

 How does citizen science enable/
increase creativity?	

 UNIGE/UC...
Learning Cube
GETTING INVOLVED…
Events / Hacks
  WSF 2013 Science Hack
  OTA 2013 Mobile Science Hack
  CERN Webfest 2013
  Mozfest 2013
  Cyberscien...
Upcoming events
 BARROW ARDUINO HACK
 Barrow, Alaska 28 July-3 August
 UNITAR DISASTER MAPPING
CHALLENGE:
 CERN WEBFES...
Http://mobilecollective.co.uk
Give me a place to stand and I’ll
move the world
Brian Fuchs & Margaret Gold
δῶς μοι πᾶ στῶ καὶ
τὰν γᾶν κινάσω
Science for All and All for Science: Creative Science @ Citizen Cyberlab
Science for All and All for Science: Creative Science @ Citizen Cyberlab
Science for All and All for Science: Creative Science @ Citizen Cyberlab
Science for All and All for Science: Creative Science @ Citizen Cyberlab
Science for All and All for Science: Creative Science @ Citizen Cyberlab
Science for All and All for Science: Creative Science @ Citizen Cyberlab
Science for All and All for Science: Creative Science @ Citizen Cyberlab
Science for All and All for Science: Creative Science @ Citizen Cyberlab
Science for All and All for Science: Creative Science @ Citizen Cyberlab
Science for All and All for Science: Creative Science @ Citizen Cyberlab
Science for All and All for Science: Creative Science @ Citizen Cyberlab
Science for All and All for Science: Creative Science @ Citizen Cyberlab
Science for All and All for Science: Creative Science @ Citizen Cyberlab
Science for All and All for Science: Creative Science @ Citizen Cyberlab
Science for All and All for Science: Creative Science @ Citizen Cyberlab
Science for All and All for Science: Creative Science @ Citizen Cyberlab
Science for All and All for Science: Creative Science @ Citizen Cyberlab
Science for All and All for Science: Creative Science @ Citizen Cyberlab
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Creativity and learning in the Citizen Cyberlab Project. Address at Imperial College Festival of Science 2014 (http://www.cdtfestival.co.uk/)

Science for All and All for Science: Creative Science @ Citizen Cyberlab

  1. 1. Creative Science @ Citizen Cyberlab Brian Fuchs & Margaret Gold Science for All and All for Science:
  2. 2. http://citizencyberlab.eu
  3. 3. Science FOR ALL   Ubiquity   Reuse/Remixing   Cognitive Surplus
  4. 4. UBIQUITY
  5. 5. UBIQUITY
  6. 6. Dark SIDE of Ubiquity
  7. 7. REMIX   Imperative Procedure -> Reusable Building Block   Aka first order functions, scripting, macros   Many examples in science and arts.   Music: tracks   Biology: Synthetic biology tools: biobots, gene databases, etc.   Physics: Gauss->Tensors, Rivet (CERN): publish, run, reuse tunings   Share solutions.   Increase intelligent behaviour across users.   Unstable but extremely powerful.
  8. 8. REMIX
  9. 9. REMIX
  10. 10. Cognitive Surplus
  11. 11. COGNITIVE SURPLUS
  12. 12. Citizen Science
  13. 13. In the Beginning...
  14. 14. Before Computers
  15. 15. TODAY
  16. 16. The Internet Arrives
  17. 17. Personal Devices
  18. 18. SUPPORT LEARNING AND CREATIVITY IN CITIZEN SCIENCE Citizen Cyberlab
  19. 19. HTTP://CITIZENCYBERLAB.EU Citizen Cyberlab
  20. 20. Citizen Cyberlab
  21. 21. Citizen Cyberlab Partners
  22. 22. •  COMMUNITY MAPS •  CITIZEN GRID •  REDWIRE Platforms
  23. 23. Open Community Maps
  24. 24. Open Community Maps •  GATHER, SHARE, VISUALISE LOCAL KNOWLEDGE. •  EASY PROJECT SET-UP/ADMIN •  DESIGN MODELS /FORMS •  PUBLISH, REUSE VISUALISATIONS •  HTTPS://GITHUB.COM/EXCITES/OPENCOMMUNITYMAPS
  25. 25. Platform: Redwire.io
  26. 26. Redwire.io •  CREATE AND SHARE GAMES •  REMIX GAMES •  TRACK USER BEHAVIOUR •  HTTP://REDWIRE.IO
  27. 27. Redwire.io
  28. 28. Redwire.io: Computer shoot
  29. 29. REDWIRE
  30. 30. Citizen GRID
  31. 31. CitizenGrid   Publish and share client-server and P2P applications   Create e-Science applications using a mix of volunteer and cloud computing resources.   Virtualisation   Open Virtualisation Format   Enable citizen scientists to use compute intensive e-Science applications.   Imperial College   http://citizencyberlab.eu/platforms/cloud-infrastructures/
  32. 32. Pilots  Virtual Atom Smasher (CERN)  Geotag-X: Collaborative Disaster Mapping (UNITAR)  Synthbio4all (CRI)  ICT for Arctic indigenous communities (UCL)
  33. 33. Pilots: Virtual Atom Smasher
  34. 34. Virtual Atom Smasher   Run LHC simulations at home   Create tunings to help scientists at CERN   Interactively adjust simulations as they are running.   https://github.com/wavesoft/VirtualAtomSmasher
  35. 35. Geotag-X Source: National Geographic
  36. 36. "   Disaster Mapping web application. "   Harvest media (photos, videos, audio) coming out of a disaster "  Analyse media to produce structured and relevant data of what is happening on the ground "  Share knowledge of experts with crowd to enable them to perform analysis "  http://geotagx.org Geotag-X Source: National Geographic
  37. 37. Source: National Geographic Geotag-X
  38. 38. Hero.Coli
  39. 39. HERO.COLI   Crowdsourcing for synthetic biology projects
  40. 40. HERO.COLI http://herocoli.com
  41. 41. Arctic ICT: helping whale hunters adapt to climate change
  42. 42. Arctic ICT   Climate change alters how local subsistence communities hunt for food.   Decreasing ice cover.   Enable local communities to build their own kit and share/visualise data via DIY science   First Alaska Hack in Barrow, 30 July.   http://citizencyberlab.eu/portfolio/arctic- science-hack-lates/
  43. 43. Epicollect
  44. 44. TOOLS  EPICOLLECT-PLUS  HTML5 framework for mobile data collection sharing and visualisation.  Origin: epidemiology.  http://www.epicollect.net
  45. 45. Epicollect
  46. 46. Epicollect
  47. 47. Evaluation  How much do citizen scientists learn?  How does citizen science enable/ increase creativity?  UNIGE/UCL
  48. 48. Learning Cube
  49. 49. GETTING INVOLVED…
  50. 50. Events / Hacks   WSF 2013 Science Hack   OTA 2013 Mobile Science Hack   CERN Webfest 2013   Mozfest 2013   Cyberscience Summit 2014   SMLates Make Hack Do   WSF 2014 Science Hack
  51. 51. Upcoming events  BARROW ARDUINO HACK  Barrow, Alaska 28 July-3 August  UNITAR DISASTER MAPPING CHALLENGE:  CERN WEBFEST 8-9 August 2014
  52. 52. Http://mobilecollective.co.uk
  53. 53. Give me a place to stand and I’ll move the world Brian Fuchs & Margaret Gold δῶς μοι πᾶ στῶ καὶ τὰν γᾶν κινάσω

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