[open-science] [ckan-discuss] OKF's Google Summer of Code application!

Jonathan Gray jonathan.gray at okfn.org
Tue Mar 8 13:24:38 UTC 2011

Great thanks for your support Egon! We'll certainly bear this in mind
when drafting the application - and make sure we explicitly mention
open data in science as an area where we may have mentors and would be
interested in doing something! :-)

On Fri, Mar 4, 2011 at 9:41 PM, Egon Willighagen
<egon.willighagen at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Jonathan,
> On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 5:17 PM, Jonathan Gray <jonathan.gray at okfn.org> wrote:
>> Suggest we could put in for:
>>  * CKAN
>>  * WDMMG / Open Spending
>>  * Annotator
>>  * Public Domain Works
>>  * Bibliographica
>>  * Open Literature
>>  * YourTopia
>>  * [others?]
> There is interest from http://toxbank.net/ to do something.
> Toxicological data is not abundant, and potential providers are not
> too eager, bar opentox.org. It would be great to have a student to
> work on Open Data in toxicology, and I think I can be available as
> mentor. I have been one before (for kde.org) but would need a
> co-mentor to cover my back while I am on holiday and/or conference
> this summer.
>> In the first instance we need:
>>  * Someone to coordinate the OKF's Google Summer of Code application
>> (suggest internal deadline of 8-9th March to give us time to review
>> this)
>>  * Someone to be the OKF's main 'administrator' for Summer of Code
> I do not think I will have much time to contribute, but like to
> express my full support for an application. Since the application is
> in fact does ask about giving some idea on how prepared the
> organization is, I invite others to openly show their willingness to
> mentor during the summer too. It will all be online, and mentoring a
> student takes some effort, but is not solely on the mentor's
> shoulders.
> So, if you like the idea of the GSoC, please do show your support now!
> This can be as simple as providing ideas!
> Egon
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> Institutet för miljömedicin
> Karolinska Institutet
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Jonathan Gray

Community Coordinator
The Open Knowledge Foundation


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