OSR051 WikiCite 2016 Interview with Lydia Pintscher and Dario Taraborelli

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Konrad visited this year’s WikiCite event, “…an event focused on designing data models and technology to improve the coverage, quality, standards-compliance and machine-readability of citations and source metadata in Wikipedia, Wikidata and other Wikimedia projects.” He took the ad-hoc opportunity to sit down with two members from the organizing committee, Lydia Pintscher and Dario Taraborelli, and chat with them about the concepts of WikiCite and WikiData in general as well as the WikiCite event in particular. Unfortunately the recording quality is not optimal since we did not have the proper equipment available. Still, it was an opportunity that couldn’t be missed. So, hopefully it isn’t too bad and we hope that you can still enjoy the conversation!

Putting Open Science into Practice at the Barcamp Science 2.0 #s20bar

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This is a crosspost from offene-wissenschaft.de. You’re invited to join the discussion – please leave any comment under the original post (comments here are closed). As you might have recognized, we’ve attended the Barcamp Science 2.0 and the first day of the Science 2.0 Conference on Monday and Tuesday this week. Background was, that Konrad and me (or: the Open Science Radio) has been invited/asked to …

OSR050 Structuring Research and Publications #s20bar EN

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Roman Gurinovich and his company is developing a software solution, Sci.AI, that aims to help scientists in structuring their research and publication activities. We’ve spoken with him after his session in which he introduced a first working prototype of the tool.

OSR048 Sci-Hub, good or bad? #s20bar EN

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Konrad, our very own co-host here at the Open Science Radio, moderated a #s20bar session about Sci-Hub, seeking to shed light on whether this website shall considered good or bad. Here’s his short summary of this session.