- Manipulating Google Scholar Citations and Google Scholar Metrics: simple, easy and tempting (PDF) — scholarly paper on how to citespam your paper up Google Scholar’s results list. Fortunately calling your paper “AAAAAA In-vitro Qualia of …” isn’t one of the winning techniques.
- Seamless Astronomy — brings together astronomers, computer scientists, information scientists, librarians and visualization experts involved in the development of tools and systems to study and enable the next generation of online astronomical research.
- Eye Wire — a citizen science game where you map the 3D structure of neurons.
- Open Science is a Research Accelerator (Nature Chemistry) — challenge was: get rid of this bad-tasting compound from malaria medicine, without raising cost. Did it with open notebooks and collaboration, including LinkedIn groups. Lots of good reflection on advertising, engaging, and speed.
ENTRIES TAGGED "labs"
Micro-patronage could let researchers step around funding obstacles.
Cite Spam, Astro Science Labs, Citizen Science, and Accelerating Research
What happens when you apply software-as-a-service principles to science?
Keeping with the "labs" theme for recent posts, via a tweet from George Walkley: Lots of talk about devices at TOC – now just saw this, Android + e-ink http://vimeo.com/3162590 #toc The guys at MOTO labs have hacked together a prototype showing Google's Android operating system running on an e-ink display: Android Meets E Ink from MOTO Development Group on…
Update: There are now 400+ shiny DRM-free EPUB books from O'Reilly if you want to give Bookworm a test drive. Much of what's on our complete list with a green "E" next to it is available in EPUB and is Bookworm-friendly (the rest is just PDF for now, but you'll get the EPUB as a free update when it's available)….