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Jody Ranck, DrPH UNECA Workshop, Addis Ababa, Dec. 4-5, 2008
<ul><li>What was web 1.0? </li></ul><ul><li>What is driving web 2.0? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the tools available? </li>...
<ul><li>Web 1.0 </li></ul>
 
<ul><li>User-generated content </li></ul><ul><li>Self-publishing </li></ul><ul><li>Peer-to-peer interactions </li></ul><ul...
 
 
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>Rise of participatory culture </li></ul><ul><li>DIY </li></ul><ul><li>Lower transaction costs than MSM </li></ul><...
<ul><li>RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Micro-blogging </li></ul><ul><li>Social Tagging </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting </li></ul><ul><...
 
<ul><li>Broadcasting </li></ul><ul><li>Updating </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing </li></ul>
<ul><li>Google Reader, NewsGator, AfriGator </li></ul><ul><li>Time Saver </li></ul><ul><li>Personalized Newspapers </li></...
 
 
 
<ul><li>Folksonomies </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing Research/developments </li></ul><ul><li>Can make feeds to aggregators </li>...
 
 
 
<ul><li>Finding like-minded people </li></ul><ul><li>Finding out who is doing what </li></ul><ul><li>Where are people goin...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Science   1.0
Science   2.0 Source: MichaelNielsen.org
<ul><li>Open Access </li></ul><ul><li>Social Filters </li></ul><ul><li>Open/transparent experimentation </li></ul><ul><li>...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
More info on open source science here http://usefulchem.wikispaces.com
UsefulChem in Second Life
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>Innovation! </li></ul><ul><li>Swarm behavior around particular problems </li></ul><ul><li>Often the answer is alre...
 
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>Which scientific communities?  Do they overlap? </li></ul><ul><li>What are their priority needs around collaborati...
<ul><li>CIO policies often prohibit social networking/cooperation tools </li></ul><ul><li>Interfaces may need to be adapte...
<ul><li>Recognition </li></ul><ul><li>Sense of Community-new relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Decreased isolation </li></ul...
<ul><li>Agility </li></ul><ul><li>Extract knowledge from the edges/external </li></ul><ul><li>Uncover hidden practices/ins...
<ul><li>Trust </li></ul><ul><li>Open Access to everyone </li></ul><ul><li>Transparency </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Network ...
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Science with Africa 2.0

  1. 1. Jody Ranck, DrPH UNECA Workshop, Addis Ababa, Dec. 4-5, 2008
  2. 2. <ul><li>What was web 1.0? </li></ul><ul><li>What is driving web 2.0? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the tools available? </li></ul><ul><li>What types of problems are being solved? </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Web 1.0 </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>User-generated content </li></ul><ul><li>Self-publishing </li></ul><ul><li>Peer-to-peer interactions </li></ul><ul><li>Many-to-many </li></ul><ul><li>Swarm behavior/crowdsourcing </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperation </li></ul>
  5. 12. <ul><li>Rise of participatory culture </li></ul><ul><li>DIY </li></ul><ul><li>Lower transaction costs than MSM </li></ul><ul><li>Finding like-minded people </li></ul><ul><li>Distrust of hierarchy, traditional institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperation </li></ul><ul><li>Too much knowledge in silos </li></ul><ul><li>Disciplines disciplining knowledge </li></ul>
  6. 13. <ul><li>RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Micro-blogging </li></ul><ul><li>Social Tagging </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting </li></ul><ul><li>Solution finding vs. Problem Solving </li></ul>
  7. 15. <ul><li>Broadcasting </li></ul><ul><li>Updating </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing </li></ul>
  8. 16. <ul><li>Google Reader, NewsGator, AfriGator </li></ul><ul><li>Time Saver </li></ul><ul><li>Personalized Newspapers </li></ul><ul><li>Social Filters, eg. Friend Feed </li></ul>
  9. 20. <ul><li>Folksonomies </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing Research/developments </li></ul><ul><li>Can make feeds to aggregators </li></ul>
  10. 24. <ul><li>Finding like-minded people </li></ul><ul><li>Finding out who is doing what </li></ul><ul><li>Where are people going online? </li></ul><ul><li>How are they building communities? </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing ideas and interests </li></ul><ul><li>Organizing collective action </li></ul><ul><li>Open policy-making/government 2.0 </li></ul>
  11. 34. Science 1.0
  12. 35. Science 2.0 Source: MichaelNielsen.org
  13. 36. <ul><li>Open Access </li></ul><ul><li>Social Filters </li></ul><ul><li>Open/transparent experimentation </li></ul><ul><li>New Media Learning Tools </li></ul><ul><li>New Scientific Commons </li></ul><ul><li>Swarming for Innovation and collaboration/cooperation </li></ul>
  14. 49. More info on open source science here http://usefulchem.wikispaces.com
  15. 50. UsefulChem in Second Life
  16. 58. <ul><li>Innovation! </li></ul><ul><li>Swarm behavior around particular problems </li></ul><ul><li>Often the answer is already out there—is just in a silo, another discipline </li></ul><ul><li>Therefore, how do we pull info out of silos and push it to the right people? </li></ul><ul><li>Communities of Innovators: Science with Africa 2.0! </li></ul>
  17. 64. <ul><li>Which scientific communities? Do they overlap? </li></ul><ul><li>What are their priority needs around collaboration? Innovation? </li></ul><ul><li>Which groups are the most important? </li></ul><ul><li>What would success look like? Who decides? </li></ul><ul><li>Who will be the community gardner? </li></ul><ul><li>Resources? Outreach? </li></ul>
  18. 65. <ul><li>CIO policies often prohibit social networking/cooperation tools </li></ul><ul><li>Interfaces may need to be adapted to African bandwidth </li></ul><ul><li>Culture of science is often closed </li></ul><ul><li>Can they be taken into the field, ie. mobile </li></ul>
  19. 66. <ul><li>Recognition </li></ul><ul><li>Sense of Community-new relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Decreased isolation </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback on work/more publishing </li></ul><ul><li>Self-publishing </li></ul><ul><li>Find Solutions </li></ul>
  20. 67. <ul><li>Agility </li></ul><ul><li>Extract knowledge from the edges/external </li></ul><ul><li>Uncover hidden practices/insights </li></ul><ul><li>Synergies with other institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce costs </li></ul><ul><li>Locate experts </li></ul>
  21. 68. <ul><li>Trust </li></ul><ul><li>Open Access to everyone </li></ul><ul><li>Transparency </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Network </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to contribute-SIMPLICITY </li></ul><ul><li>Rewards for contributing </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible platforms for changing needs </li></ul><ul><li>Content is king </li></ul><ul><li>Connections to offline activities </li></ul>

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