Monthly Archives: August 2010

#solo2010: Green Chain Reaction; details and offers of help

Typed into Arcturus As I have blogged already (http://wwmm.ch.cam.ac.uk/blogs/murrayrust/?p=2526) we are planning an exciting communal event for Science Online where we investigate whether chemical reactions are getting greener. I've already had two offers of help today and I'll post details … Continue reading

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PP4: More on where data should be reposited

Scraped into Arcturus More debate on where data repositories should be located Chris Rusbridge says: August 8, 2010 at 11:39 am  (Edit) [...] Let's set the data to one side for the moment and think about the two models for science … Continue reading

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#solo2010: The Green Chain Reaction; please get involved!

Typed into Arcturus More info on the session we (Simon Hodson from JISC and I) are planning for Science Online 2010 in London on September 4. We have had lots of discussions with the organizers and sponsors and we are … Continue reading

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OR2010: Sam Adams is runner-up in the Developer Challenge

Typed and scraped into Arcturus Many things happened while I've been away and often it's difficult to take the mernatl time to do them justice. Anyway we put in an entry for the Developer Challenge at Open Repositories 2010 (Madrid) … Continue reading

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Richard Poynder and GratisBeer

Scraped/dictated into Arcturus I don't read enough blogs these days, and so I'm really happy to have come across by chance an article written by Richard Poynder: http://poynder.blogspot.com/2010/08/university-of-ottawa-press-launches-oa.html In this he analyses the important differences between the types of language … Continue reading

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Panton papers on Ether Pad

Typed/Scraped/dictated into Arcturus On one of the great things about working in an open environment is that you can keep a complete record of everything you've done immediately. In the Open Knowledge Foundation we use a tool called Ether Pad … Continue reading

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#scifoo: First thoughts from 2010

Dictated into Arcturus I have just been at #scifoo – a remarkable annual gathering created and run by Google (Larry Page), Nature (Timo Hannay) , and O'Reilly (Tim O'Reilly). I have been privileged to have been invited three times and … Continue reading

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PP4: Discipline or Institutional repositories?

Typed/Scraped into Arcturus Useful constructive feedback on my strawman PP4 for where scientific data should be stored: Kenji Takeda says: August 2, 2010 at 9:39 pm  (Edit) Dear Peter,Great discussion you have opened up! I believe that you are right, domain … Continue reading

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Flowerpoint: Step by step

Typed into Arcturus If you're going to San Francisco, Be sure to wear some flowers in your hair. I have been at #scifoo (more later, hopefully much more) and have met Fabiana Kubke, an ardent contributor to OKF. She has … Continue reading

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