Semantic Physical Science: the movie (includes scenes of a political nature)

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I am editing the video material from our Semantic Physical Science symposium, and the first is my introduction (http://vimeo.com/35169794, ca 10 mins). This is partly because it's short (so less technical hassle – though more editing) and partly because I can give myself permission, while I am still waiting for other speakers to give the OK. [All talks WILL be mounted, and all will be Open Knowledge Definition compliant (CC-BY 3.0, Creative Commons Attribution). This means that anyone can do anything with them, including cutting snippets and re-using them. Even (especially) for political purposes.] Here M.I.T.-bear strikes a blow for freedom (about 8 mins into the video)

NOTE: There are a few frame drops, interestingly on the titles. Maybe a more consistent background will help. (You haven't missed anything)

My video is complex because it contains

  • Hello Participants and Hello World
  • The purpose of the symposium – to hand over 15 years of work to the world scientific community in an Open Manner
  • Tribute to my colleagues and funders
  • Context of semantic science
  • Political barriers to be overcome (ca 8:00 mins into video). Here M.I.T-bear strikes a blow for freedom against RWA/HR3699. Also PMR expresses his views on the proposed legislation.

Here are some of the links I mention – it's easier to follow them here

pmr.ch.cam.ac.uk/wiki/Presentations
pmr.ch.cam.ac.uk/wiki/Visions_of_a_%28Semantic%29_Molecular_Future
jcheminf.com/series/semantic_mol_future
jcheminf.com/content/3/1/37
pmr.ch.cam.ac.uk/wiki/Group_Members
pmr.ch.cam.ac.uk/wiki/Projects
blueobelisk.org
quixote.wikispot.org/
lbm2011.biopathway.org/index.php?p=keynote_speakers
lbm2011.biopathway.org/index.php?p=technical_program
pantonprinciples.org/
plus.google.com/u/0/109377556796183035206/posts/L6QNRbt4S8x
michaeleisen.org/blog/?p=846
guardian.co.uk/science/2012/jan/16/academic-publishers-enemies-science
poynder.blogspot.com/2012/01/mit-press-distances-itself-from.html
vimeo.com/34259668

and here is the programme. I am intending we post all of these, but it's a lot of time experimenting with video conversion.

 

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