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March 2011

Is OpenIDEO a good model for a research community?

It looks like just at about the same time I started this blog, Haiyan Zhang, who blogs at the awesomely named and beautifully designed site: http://blog.failedrobot.com, was putting together OPENIDEO, an online community-based development platform. It is similar to Quora in principle but rather than solving lots of little questions, …

Community research and “knowledge exchange network” for neuroscience

The Royal Society just released a second report on Neuroscience in the Brain Waves policy series this one focusing on its relationship with education: Neuroscience: Implications for Education and Lifelong Learning. While it is a very good overview (I particularly welcome the cautious and sober approach to the results warning against …