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What will a digitial Natural History Museum look like in 10 years time?

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With more than a little nod to Michael Edson

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What will a digitial Natural History Museum look like in 10 years time?

  1. 1. What will a digital Natural History Museum look like in 10 years time? Ed Baker & Vince Smith10.6084/m9.figshare.749700
  2. 2. WE FORGED OUR DREAMS IN A SIMPLER TIME
  3. 3. SUCCESS WAS MEASURED BY SPECIMENS
  4. 4. BUILDINGS
  5. 5. AND STAFF
  6. 6. BUT NOW BILLIONS OF PEOPLE CAN PARTICIPATE
  7. 7. OUTCOMES ONCE INCONCEIVABLE
  8. 8. ARE NOW ROUTINE
  9. 9. ARE NOW ROUTINE Yes, you can now get PCR fridge magnets
  10. 10. WE NEED NEW DREAMS
  11. 11. You can tell a lot about someone’s dreams by how they choose to measure them
  12. 12. SCOPE
  13. 13. SCALE
  14. 14. SPEED
  15. 15. NEW TECHNOLOGY ALLOWS US TO DO NEW SCIENCE
  16. 16. AND COMMUNICATE IT IN NEW WAYS
  17. 17. AT THE RIGHT LEVEL
  18. 18. AT THE RIGHT LEVEL SCOPE Relevant content that may be outside our remit SCALE This article exists in 49 languages SPEED All of this content already exists
  19. 19. IN THE RIGHT LANGUAGE
  20. 20. WIDER ENGAGEMENT & PARTICIPATION
  21. 21. WIDER ENGAGEMENT & PARTICIPATION
  22. 22. LEADS TO RICH DATA FROM NEW SOURCES
  23. 23. SOME OF THEM WON’T BE SENTIENT
  24. 24. WE CAN MAKE USE OF NEW DEVICES
  25. 25. FOR EDUCATION? Datana is a genus of moths of the Notodontidae family. Datana integerrima Datana major
  26. 26. FOR RESEARCH? Datana major • 25 specimens in collection • 2 specimens within 25km • 0 specimens within 5km
  27. 27. WE ARE MORE PRODUCTIVE WHEN SHARING WITH OUR COLLABORATORS
  28. 28. BUT NOW EVERYBODY IS A POTENTIAL COLLABORATOR
  29. 29. HOW SHOULD WE BEHAVE?
  30. 30. With such a large amount of information, we can start to tackle BIG questions
  31. 31. REAL TIME
  32. 32. Monitoring of invasive species, medical vectors, crop pests……
  33. 33. TRY TO AVOID THIS
  34. 34. SO WHAT ARE OUR DREAMS?
  35. 35. Communicating knowledge of the natural world to an international audience
  36. 36. Communicating knowledge of the natural world to an international audience In their language
  37. 37. Communicating knowledge of the natural world to an international audience In their language Wherever they are
  38. 38. CAN WE MODEL THE BIOSPHERE?

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