User:Daniel Mietchen/Talks/Integrating wikis with scientific workflows/Research cycle

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The research cycle if it were public by default.
e.g. Calendar
  • Integral part of the scientific method
  • For technical reasons, publishing was historically a separate step, performed about once per cycle.
  • Publishing every relevant bit of information immediately at each step is technically feasible now, but are we culturally ready for that?
    • Some of us are — pioneering example: UsefulChem.
    • And others?
Take a look at Recent Changes at OpenWetWare — dozens of labs, hundreds of researchers; covers all steps of the research cycle, except for funding and (formal) publishing