A new open-source medical journal has been launched

The Victorian model is passing, the rise of Internet centric open-source journals is here, as an example here is the latest. Stanford neurosurgeon John Adler, MD, has launched Curēus, a new open-source medical journal that leverages crowdsourcing to make scientific research more readily available to the general public. Leveraging the power of an online, crowd-sourced community platform (readers … Read more

Crowdsourcing – some further examples

Yesterday I blogged about Galaxy Zoo. Thats the project that needs your help to process and categorize images of Galaxies captured by robot telescopes. As I explained, the motivation is that the very best pattern recognition engine known to humanity sits between your ears. However, what is also quite fascinating is that this is just … Read more