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Great : grand aamc wilbanks ppt

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Plenary talk given at the American Association of Medical Colleges meeting of research deans. Nashville TN, 21 September 2012.

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Great : grand aamc wilbanks ppt

  1. 1. accelerating discovery in a digital world john wilbanks @wilbanks http://del-fi.org
  2. 2. 1. next generation research = old generation research
  3. 3. george cayleyhttp://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d7/George_Cayley.jpg
  4. 4. a. cambered airfoilb. four vector forces influencing aircraft - thrust, lift, drag, and gravityc. dihedral angle for lateral stability in flightd. shifted forces in landing gear wheel from compression to tension by using string as wires
  5. 5. brompton baronets
  6. 6. the professional researcher is a recent invention.
  7. 7. the professional researchinstitution is a recent invention.
  8. 8. vannevar bush http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Vannevar_Bush_portrait.jpg
  9. 9. 1. stability of funds 2. capable administrators 3. grants outside government 4. leave control to institutions5. answer to congress, president
  10. 10. fund basic research.trust the system to translate.
  11. 11. http://autm.net
  12. 12. http://www.greenbiz.com/news/2011/04/02/feds-invite-startups-be-americas-next-top-energy-innovator
  13. 13. http://images.fanpop.com/images/image_uploads/ANTM-america-27s-next-top-model-35803_1600_1200.jpg
  14. 14. transformation of research fromsomething we all participate in...
  15. 15. to something we consume as technology. http://cdn.ifixit.org/files/2012/09/iphone5.jpg
  16. 16. heatherpiwowar@researchremix
  17. 17. heather piwowar @researchremixBetween 0.6 and 5published papersper $100k funding http://researchremix.wordpress.com/2011/02/23/rough-estimate-of-papers-per-dollar/
  18. 18. are we getting the best bang for the buck by giving it to you?
  19. 19. 2. we are not ready for data.
  20. 20. hurricane modeling v tornado modeling
  21. 21. we (the people) are tornados.
  22. 22. we can predict...
  23. 23. we can predict...when someone issecretly pregnant. http://curiousfridays.files.wordpress.com/ 2012/02/pregnant-target1.jpg
  24. 24. we can predict... future location of users with an error margin of 60ft.http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2190531/Mobile-phone-companies-predict-future-movements- users-building-profile-lifestyle.html
  25. 25. we can predict... that researchersare not integrating into day to day processes.
  26. 26. we can predict... that researchinstitutions will ask for money to buy more shovels.
  27. 27. 3. glimpses and glimmers of accelerated discovery
  28. 28. 35
  29. 29. 36
  30. 30. can researchers contact
  31. 31. diy biology
  32. 32. cry for help
  33. 33. 4. there is no return to the old days.
  34. 34. participation in the old researchinfrastructure carried clear benefits.
  35. 35. a. access to money.b. access to infrastructure. c. credentials.
  36. 36. a. access to money.b. access to infrastructure. c. credentials.
  37. 37. a. access to money.b. access to infrastructure. c. credentials.
  38. 38. crowdfunding
  39. 39. Data from the first round of the#SciFund Challenge suggests thata financial target up to a thousanddollars is very achievable. Aproject target of low to mid-thousands is also doable, thoughmore difficult to hit and requiringof a more effort.
  40. 40. democratization of infrastructure
  41. 41. http://biocurious.org/
  42. 42. https://www.scienceexchange.com/
  43. 43. democratized making
  44. 44. http://littlebits.cc
  45. 45. http://adafruit.com
  46. 46. all that s left is credentials.
  47. 47. this has already happened in music.
  48. 48. the physical artifact peak was the outlier, but the labels mistook it for the norm.http://media.theunderstatement.com/001_D_music_albums_per_capita.png
  49. 49. dave jordan
  50. 50. amanda palmer
  51. 51. (she charted at #10 on billboard with no label this week)
  52. 52. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Postwar_book_tony_judt.jpg
  53. 53. musicproduction is re-entering culture.
  54. 54. researchproduction is re-entering culture.
  55. 55. what are you going to do, today,to be more relevant in 10 years than record labels are today?
  56. 56. it s not about amateurs takingover - although they will play a larger role.
  57. 57. how are you going to put thesetools into the hands of those who can use them best?

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