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Some patients are eager to share their personal data

While many researchers encounter no privacy-based barriers to releasing data, those working with human participants, such as doctors, psychologists,...Read more

The value of open data in academic science

Open science is one way today to deliver science to societies around the world. And, it can include open education, open research, open source, and...Read more

Digital archaeology and open source

The Digital Index of North American Archaeology ( DINAA ) project is an index of linked open data citations and ontological connections that cross-...Read more

Respected journal makes transition to open science

The scientific journal, Nature Methods , has made a transformation. From closed to open, the journal now embraces open science practices with the...Read more

Science experts and geeks share their open source projects

Open Science Week will begin on June 9! People from around the open source community will share with us, starting on Monday, how open source is being...Read more

Contribute to Open Science Week

Open Science Week will begin on June 9! What do you wish was more open about the world of science—academia? research? access? software? NASA released...Read more

Two obstacles we can hurdle for better open data adoption

Not long ago, the working definitions of "open government" and "open data" barely overlapped. Open government was all about holding up government to...Read more

Public crime data becomes more open and transparent city by city

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In 2007, Colin Drane wanted to know more about the crime that was happening in his Baltimore neighborhood. Utilizing the momentum of the open...Read more