Sci Foo Camp 2009 kicked off last night with opening remarks by Tim O’Reilly (of O’Reilly Media), Timo Hannay (of Nature Publishing Group), and Larry Page (of Google).
Sci Foo Camp 2009 — Day 3. Journals of the future, video games, rocketships to Mars. It’s all in a day’s work.
Day 2 of Sci Foo Camp was full of interesting topics and discussions, including artificial intelligence, citizen science, and the future of scholarly publishing.
What do people mean when they say scholarly publishing is “ripe for disruption”? Where might such disruption come from, and what will drive its success?
Robert Harington talks to Amy Brand, Director of MIT Press, to discover more about the recent launch of the Knowledge Futures Group.
As 2009 comes to an end, here is a selection of entries that left an especially nice flavor on the palette.