Category Archives: open science
Dan is giving a talk today at the 2014 NIAID bioinformatics festival. The meeting is being live streamed from the NIH campus. If you’d like a preview, the slides are now available on slideshare.
PLOS has announced some changes to their publishing policies, and these changes are great news. The new PLOS policies will go a significant way towards encouraging open data and open source. Although the announcement itself is somewhat vague on the … Continue reading
In 1998, Open Science seemed like a pretty obvious projection of basic scientific principles into the digital age. I didn’t think the ideas would meet much, if any, resistance from the scientific community. And in October 1999, Brookhaven National … Continue reading
Congratulations to new White House “Champions of Change” for Open Science - all well-deserved! It is fantastic to see Open Science getting public and welcome recognition from OSTP. A number of other great people from the Open Science movement will be at … Continue reading
An interesting question from Dale Smith: Are there OpenAPIs for remote sensing and monitoring of scientific instruments? Dale pointed us at this very cool RSOE EDIS alert map as an example of what could be possible with distributed consumer-grade sensors … Continue reading
I’m giving a poster in a few days about openscience.org, and it has been a very long time since I’ve had to make a poster. This one turned out quite text-heavy, but I wanted to make a few arguments that … Continue reading
Yesterday’s post on the reversible random number generators received some interesting reactions from my colleagues. They were uniformly impressed with the solution to what everyone thought was a hard problem, but surprisingly, most of the scientists I talked to were … Continue reading
Edward d’Auvergne pointed out the relax program, which looks like a useful way to connect experimental NMR spectra with molecular dynamics simulations. relax is designed for the study of molecular dynamics of organic molecules, proteins, RNA, DNA, sugars, and other … Continue reading
The White House just posted a new policy memorandum in response to the Open Access petition: Expanding Public Access to the Results of Federally Funded Research. This is great news for Open Science!