Monthly Archives: March 2011

Open Data at the ACS

#acsanaheim I spoke on Monday at the ACS "Open Data" session on the Panton Principles. I had to leave after mine because I was speaking in the Education session and my comments on them are based on hearsay and their … Continue reading

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Open Theses at EURODOC: 2011-04-01; Sleepless in Seattle

#jiscopenbib #opentheses As part of our JISCOpenBIB project we are running a workshop on Open Theses at EURODOC 2011. "We" is an extended community of volunteers centered round the main JISC project. In that project we have developed an approach … Continue reading

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ScholarlyHTML – ScholarlyChemistry!

#scholarlyhtml #acsanaheim In this morning's CINF program http://abstracts.acs.org/chem/241nm/program/divisionindex.php?act=presentations&val=Internet+and+Chemistry:+Social+Networking&ses=Internet+and+Chemistry:+Social+Networking&prog=54108 Alex Clark observed that there was such as mess of different mobile providers (Apple, Blackberry, Android …) all incompatible that the solution for Chemistry was to adopt HTML5 and Javascript. Just what … Continue reading

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What I shall present at ACS: Chemistry and Social networks on the Internet

#acsanaheim #greenchain #quixotechem My presentation is diverse and unpredictable. It covers: Chemical Internet history (e.g. Henry Rzepa contrib from 1995 http://www.ch.ic.ac.uk/rzepa/infobahn/Paper38/ ) Etherpad for communal creation of collective memory (http://okfnpad.org/internetChemistry ); Green chain reaction – a 1-month collaborative project at … Continue reading

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Green Chain Results: summarized for talk at ACS

Summary of resources and results from the Greenchain reaction. Collecting them into a blog is the best way of collecting and probably preserving them   http://greenchain.ch.cam.ac.uk/patents/ ..ben/flob/indexes/jars/patents.tgzquixote/results.tgzresults/test/ http://greenchain.ch.cam.ac.uk/patents/results/ …> Listing of "/patents/results" ..1996/1998/1999/2000/2000yearTotal.htm2001/2002/2003/2004/2005/2006/2007/2008/2009/2010/9999/complete.htmdissolveTotal.htm   Typical years Listing of "/patents/results/2000" ..EPO-2000-02-23/EPO-2000-03-01/EPO-2000-04-05/EPO-2000-06-07/EPO-2000-07-12/EPO-2000-08-09/EPO-2000-09-13/EPO-2000-10-11/EPO-2000-11-08/EPO-2000-12-13/EPO-2000-12-20/EPO-2000-12-27/solventFrequency.htmyearTotal.htm … Continue reading

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ACS Talk on the Green Chain Reaction: summary of what we did

This is a collection of all the blog posts that I made on the Greenchain reaction. They give some idea of the tight deadline , the volunteering. It's followed by a scrape of the (now-spammed) site…   #solo2010: The Green … Continue reading

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History of Internet Social Networks in Chemistry: can we create a collective memory?

#greenchain #acsanaheim #quixotechem #blueobelisk I am leading off today's ACS program on the Internet and Social Networking http://abstracts.acs.org/chem/241nm/program/divisionindex.php?act=presentations&val=Internet+and+Chemistry:+Social+Networking&ses=Internet+and+Chemistry:+Social+Networking&prog=54108 . I intend to talk about our social experiment last year at Science Online (the "greenchain reaction") but this is also a … Continue reading

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Open Data: latest overview. Please comment

#acsanaheim #opendata #crystaleye I've more-or-less put my thoughts together for the session on Open Data. It seems to me that the key question is whether the price we pay for traditional closed data is worth it. Not just the monetary … Continue reading

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BiomedCentral use Open Data buttons in their publications

#opendata #acsanaheim #pantonprinciples Last night I asked Jan Kuras of BiomedCentral (BMC) whether any of their publications specifically declared their data as Open [OKD-compliant). Here's his immediate reply: Hi Peter   The following papers at BMC Bioinformatics have Open Data … Continue reading

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Open Data: what I shall say at ACS

#pantonprinciples #opendata #acsanaheim I am speaking on Open Data and the Panton Principles at ACS. It's in a session solely on Open Data. But I suspect I am the only one who is promoting Free-as-in-speech. I get to kick off, … Continue reading

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