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Some Ideas for the Open Knowledge Festival

- July 17, 2014 in open-government

The following is a guest post by Panthea Lee, and originally appeared onreboot.org. How can we ensure open government initiatives live up to their promise? The movement for more open, accountable governments is gaining momentum the world over. But too often, open government initiatives are deployed without careful designs that enable them to achieve their […]

Can we make research more efficient through increased openness?

- July 16, 2014 in #openscience, Sessions

The following is a guest post by Daniel Mietchen. Researchers spend a lot of their time thinking about how to test assumptions or hypotheses and how to separate different effects that jointly influence some observation or measurements. In their famous experiment in the late 1890s, for instance, Michaelson and Morley took great care to measure […]