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Formally, citizen science has been defined as "the systematic collection and analysis of data; development of technology; testing of natural phenomena; and the dissemination of these activities by researchers on a primarily avocational basis".
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The NEON Mobile Deployment Platform: Help Design a Tool to Advance Your Research

The NEON Mobile Deployment Platform: Help Design a Tool to Advance Your Research | Open Science and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
Wildfire, floods, drought and insect outbreaks. These and other disturbances all have the potential to affect ecosystem health and function and alter their ability to provide services society depends upon including food, timber, clean air and water. While disturbance events are extremely important to study, they tend to occur randomly in space and time and … Continue reading »
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Citizen science or crowdsourcing? Yes!

Citizen science or crowdsourcing? Yes! | Open Science and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
Like most scientists and educators, I don’t just think or talk about my professional areas of interest between 8 and 5. My work creeps into my social life as well, even on my vacations. So, it’s no surprise that here I am, flying over the Upper Midwest on a late return flight from my cousin’s … Continue reading »
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Open Data Day Spain – Towards IODC 16

Open Data Day Spain – Towards IODC 16 | Open Science and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
This post was written by Adolfo Anton Bravo from OK Spain. Open Data Day in Spain is not something exceptional anymore. Five years after the first Open Data Day was born in Canada, nine Spanish cities have adopted in 2016 this celebration by organizing various local events It is not a coincidence that Spain will host […]
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Citizen scientists published - Symmetry magazine

Citizen scientists published - Symmetry magazine | Open Science and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
Amateurs and professionals share the credit in the newest publications from the Space Warps project.
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Opal citizen science project expands across the UK - BBC News

Opal citizen science project expands across the UK - BBC News | Open Science and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
Open Air Laboratories (Opal), the citizen science network, is expanded and will now includes projects in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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Open source is about more than cost savings - opensource.com

Open source is about more than cost savings - opensource.com | Open Science and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
The move to open source technology is a much more fundamental shift than just cost savings, and represents a trend that is starting to cross industries, even the most traditional ones, from financial services through telcos.
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Open Knowledge International does IODC2015!

Open Knowledge International does IODC2015! | Open Science and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
It’s that time of the year again. That time when the international open data community descends on an unsuspecting city for a jam packed week of camps, meet-ups, hacks and conference events.
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Citizen Scientists Generate Big Data For Annual Bird Count - Jefferson Public Radio

Citizen Scientists Generate Big Data For Annual Bird Count - Jefferson Public Radio | Open Science and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
Downy woodpecker, dark-eyed junco, tufted titmouse. These are just a few of the most popular birds to have been sighted in last year’s Great Backyard Bird
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10 Raspberry Pi Project Ideas | Initial State

10 Raspberry Pi Project Ideas | Initial State | Open Science and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
@gflarity 10 Raspberry Pi Project Ideas, A Free, 85-page eBook for Beginner and Intermediate-Level Makers http://t.co/yWAnP0ldHK

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Higgs Hunters Project: Calling All Citizen Scientists to Help Hunt Down Higgs Boson

Higgs Hunters Project: Calling All Citizen Scientists to Help Hunt Down Higgs Boson | Open Science and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
Citizen scientists are encouraged to join the effort to garner new understanding of the Higgs boson. An online database of images can be scanned for new hints about the so-called 'God particle.'
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Citizen Scientists Take a Tally of Atlanta's Many Birds - WABE 90.1 FM

Citizen Scientists Take a Tally of Atlanta's Many Birds - WABE 90.1 FM | Open Science and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
On a gray, early morning in Roswell, Nikki Belmonte and two other birders are piling into her car to go count all the birds they can find in a single day,
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Alliance for Coastal Technologies - Nutrient Sensor Challenge

Alliance for Coastal Technologies - Nutrient Sensor Challenge | Open Science and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
Alliance for Coastal Technologies - Nutrient Sensor Challenge
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Sensory Maps

Sensory Maps | Open Science and Technology Resources | Scoop.it

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"When things are combined meanings emerge, a most benevolent principle behind the universe".
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Citizen science or crowdsourcing? Yes!

Citizen science or crowdsourcing? Yes! | Open Science and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
Like most scientists and educators, I don’t just think or talk about my professional areas of interest between 8 and 5. My work creeps into my social life as well, even on my vacations. So, it’s no surprise that here I am, flying over the Upper Midwest on a late return flight from my cousin’s … Continue reading »
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NEON releases a higher education video on photosynthesis

NEON releases a higher education video on photosynthesis | Open Science and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
Did you ever wonder how scientists measure photosynthesis? Check out the latest NEON educational video, developed in collaboration with David Moore (University of Arizona), Ankur Desai (University of Wisconsin) and Pat Morgan (LiCOR). This video is the second in a series of data-science focused videos hosted on YouTube. Also be sure to check out our … Continue reading »
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Open Science Revolution – New Ways of Publishing Research in The Digital Age - Scicasts (press release) (blog)

Open Science Revolution – New Ways of Publishing Research in The Digital Age - Scicasts (press release) (blog) | Open Science and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
Scicasts is a data technology and media company that connects science professionals and decision makers to a dynamic network of critical information, new ideas and cross-sector intelligence.
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DIY spectroscope

DIY spectroscope | Open Science and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
What I want to do I had some usb camera and some lenses laying around from a previous project. And thought how easy can I make a spectroscope with it, without to much work.
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Where's the value in open source? | Opensource.com

Where's the value in open source? | Opensource.com | Open Science and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
Open Source is valuable. Very few people would argue that point. There is most definitely a sense of intrinsic worth. But where does this value exist? Is it in the code produced or in something else?

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The radical potential of open source programming in healthcare - Healthcare IT News (blog)

The radical potential of open source programming in healthcare - Healthcare IT News (blog) | Open Science and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
Open source programming languages have the ability to radically change the medical landscape. Indeed, open source languages may change the way EHRs function...for the better.
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NaturePlus: Science News: NHM Data Portal: a commitment to Open Science

NaturePlus: Science News: NHM Data Portal: a commitment to Open Science | Open Science and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
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A quick guide through Open Science

A quick guide through Open Science | Open Science and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
“Even if the open windows of science at first make us shiver after the cozy indoor warmth of traditional humanizing myths, in the end the fresh air brings vigor, and the great spaces have a splendor of their own.” Bertrand Russell Note for all you...

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Descubren más de 80.000 nuevas especies de hongos en un proyecto sin precedentes - Actualidad Medio Ambiente

Descubren más de 80.000 nuevas especies de hongos en un proyecto sin precedentes - Actualidad Medio Ambiente | Open Science and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
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La ciudad de Oporto convierte sus autobuses y taxis en hotspots de WiFi - FayerWayer

La ciudad de Oporto convierte sus autobuses y taxis en hotspots de WiFi - FayerWayer | Open Science and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
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Academic Journals: The Most Profitable Obsolete Technology in History - Huffington Post

Academic Journals: The Most Profitable Obsolete Technology in History - Huffington Post | Open Science and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
The music business was killed by Napster; movie theaters were derailed by digital streaming; traditional magazines are in crisis mode--yet in this digital information wild west: academic journals and the publishers who own them are posting higher...
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Citizen Science for Critical Critters - Alternatives Journal

Citizen Science for Critical Critters - Alternatives Journal | Open Science and Technology Resources | Scoop.it
Researcher Jeri Parrent called on her local ecological farmers, gardeners and schools to keep an eye on native pollinators.
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