[OKFN-EN] Next Ox Open Sci - Crowdcrafting with Feynman's Flowers: Citizen Science Goes Nano

Daniel Lombraña González teleyinex at gmail.com
Wed Sep 18 10:40:12 UTC 2013


This is a really great new! Cyrus contacted me a few days ago about it, so
really happy to know that it will happen! Jenny, thanks a lot for inviting
him, he will give an amazing talk by all means.

All the best,


PS: If you have any questions about PyBossa/CrowdCrafting just ask me :-)

On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 10:27 AM, Peter Murray-Rust <pm286 at cam.ac.uk> wrote:

> Wonderful! With you in spirit.
> Also congratulations to Daniel LG (of Crowdcrafting) on being appointed
> Shuttleworth Fellow.
> I am very interested in using Crowdcrafting (haven't quite worked out what
> I want to do but perhaps with Ross Mounce on species or bibliographic
> metadata). Daniel explains it can be quite quick - maybe as little as 1
> hour - to set up application
> On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 7:39 AM, Jenny Molloy <jenny.molloy at okfn.org>wrote:
>> Oxford e-Research Centre, 7 Keble Road
>> Wed 25 September, 19:00-20:30
>> Join Cyrus Hirjibehedin from UCL to discuss crowdcrafting experiments and
>> future developments in citizen science:
>> Research in nanotechnology has enabled dramatic advances in our ability
>> to process and store data at unprecedented scales. This in turn has driven
>> revolutionary new capabilities in information sharing, allowing people from
>> all over the world to participate in a single electronic community.
>> Our goal is to close this loop and enable the general public to
>> contribute to the scientific inquiries that drive progress in the
>> technology they use. In this discussion, we will review the status of our
>> first Citizen Science project called "Feynman's Flowers", which enables
>> participants to help us analyze striking images of individual molecules on
>> surfaces.
>> We will describe its development and first results, and consider future
>> directions for growth as well as issues that may be relevant for
>> encouraging the adoption of Citizen Science in the broader academic
>> research community.
>> We hope to see you there!
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> Peter Murray-Rust
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> University of Cambridge
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