[open-science] Seeking Opportunities Within Open Science

Ivan Ferrero ivan.ferrero1975 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 25 21:09:46 UTC 2014

Interesting topic!
I'm looking for a way to bring the OpenData principles to Psychology,
though I don't know where to start from.
Any suggestion is well appreciated... :-)

Dr Ivan Ferrero - Psicologo Tecniche Mente-Corpo
ivan.ferrero1975 at gmail.com

via Zurigo 24/4
20147 Milano

2014-09-25 22:31 GMT+02:00 Brent Shambaugh <brent.shambaugh at gmail.com>:

> Short version:
> I'm working on something too. Completion will depend on more than just
> programming. Something is going on over at Sensorica.co and I'm trying to
> get involved.
> Long version:
> I hate to be a solutions person, meaning, I do not want to say I have the
> answer. I have however been looking at semantic web technologies and a
> project called Sensorica which uses open value accounting for contributions
> to particular projects (e.g.
> http://valuenetwork.referata.com/wiki/SENSORICA_VAS_tutorials).
> I talked to Tiberius Brastaviceanu
> <https://plus.google.com/117593809719446924575>  today about enhancing
> his value networks for sensors for biomedical applications by basing them
> on ontologies (used for the semantic web) to promote universal use without
> assistance (not just with help with the database designers). Secondly, I
> talked to him about describing project components in such a way that they
> can easily be integrated with components from other projects and so they do
> not have to reinterpreted from locations external to Sensorica.
> I have been publishing my work on blogs (http://raptorlicious.blogspot.com/,
> http://adistributedeconomy.blogspot.com/) and on my website (
> http://bshambaugh.org/Master_17.html [research],
> http://bshambaugh.org/eispp3.pdf [main wireframe])
> I believe this is valuable because at the University of Oklahoma
> Supercomputing Symposium yesterday it was emphasized by (I believe) Irene
> Qualters, Division Director at the National Science Foundation, that new
> economic models (e.g. quarterly review is not enough?) and new software for
> researchers needs to be investigated (
> http://wssspe.researchcomputing.org.uk/)
> In addition, I hope that it offers some solutions to what Peter
> Murray-Rust was saying and perhaps provide something for people to work
> towards.
> -Brent Shambaugh
> Website: bshambaugh.org
> On Thu, Sep 25, 2014 at 1:42 AM, Peter Murray-Rust <pm286 at cam.ac.uk>
> wrote:
>> Great offer, and I am sure you will get many offers.
>> A lot of modern science is (or should be) knowledge-driven - much of the
>> work that is currently done is wasted through bad or zero publication. So
>> there is much scope for repurposing and re-using the current literature.
>> Bench science is harder - yes there is some bioscience that can be done in
>> a garage but for much of it we have to have academic labs.
>> Many/most academic scientists are very bad at data. They need help; Some
>> would welcome additional help. I can envisage a "market" where data
>> scientists "outside" academia work with bench scientists "inside" academia.
>> It will be very difficult to get this started, because of culture.
>> Academics are now forced to compete against everyone instead of
>> collaborate. Citizens are seen as second-class. This is simplistic, but
>> it's a common view.
>> I think Open Notebook Science has great potential. Here's a talk I gave
>> in Brasil at their wonderful Open Science meeting:
>> http://www.slideshare.net/petermurrayrust/osbrazil
>> On Thu, Sep 25, 2014 at 1:28 AM, Svetlana Belkin <belkinsa at ubuntu.com>
>> wrote:
>>> All,
>>> As some of you already know (at least from the Mozilla Science Lab
>>> mailing-list) that I'm seeking any (job and volunteer) opportunities
>>> that deal with building communities around Open Science without working
>>> on coding projects or studying the various tools that Open Science is
>>> offering.
>>> Building community is what I want to mainly focus on since I am keen on
>>> communities, mainly Online Open Source based communities.  Most of my
>>> work is volunteer work in the Ubuntu community and my "resume"/"CV" is
>>> here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/belkinsa I also have this blog post that
>>> have some other skills: http://ubuntusense.com/2014/04/24/my-dream-job/
>>> I want to move on from the Ubuntu community and help build a Open
>>> Science community because I'm a bench biologist and I want to tie in my
>>> hobby of Open Source with my profession.  I am working on learning
>>> Python along with data science in case I need those skills.
>>> The latter, studying Open Science methodologies, is my backup plan. I
>>> had one pointer from skay from the Science Lab but I have lost that
>>> link.  I'm mainly looking for groups that are looking for a bench
>>> scientist that can help with the experiments along with testing out the
>>> tools.
>>> I'm looking forward for your replies and I'm okay with off-list replies
>>> also, just don't forget to mark them off-list!
>>> Thank you.
>>> P.S. This e-mail can be forwarded to other Open Science mailing-lists
>>> and any of these three mailing-lists that I'm writing to can be CC'd
>>> also.
>>> --
>>> Svetlana Belkin
>>> A.K.A: belkinsa
>>> User Wiki page: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/belkinsa
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>> Peter Murray-Rust
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>> University of Cambridge
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