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Citizen CyberScience - New Directions and Opportunities for Human Computation

The concept of citizen cyberscience has been described as “…a grass-roots movement which challenges the assumption that only professional can do science. Given the right tools and incentives, and some online training, millions of enthusiastic… 132 more words

Citizen Science

Volunteer computing, engagement and enthusiasm

This post is about perceptions, engagement and the important of ‘participant-observation‘ approach in citizen science research.

It start with a perception about volunteer computing… 689 more words

Citizen Science

From Symmetry: "Physics for the people"


February 19, 2015
Manuel Gnida and Kathryn Jepsen

Citizen scientists dive into particle physics and astrophysics research.

Illustration by Manuel Gnida, SLAC / Images courtesy of… 1,251 more words

Basic Research

Citizens Observatories: Empowering European Society

A citizens observatory is a concept that evolved at EU policy circles, defining the combination of participatory community monitoring, technology and governance structures that are needed to monitor/observe/manage an environmental issue. 3,817 more words


From isgtw: "Volunteer computing: 10 years of supporting CERN through LHC@home"

international science grid this week

December 3, 2014
Andrew Purcell

LHC@home recently celebrated a decade since its launch in 2004. Through its SixTrack project, the LHC@home platform harnesses the power of volunteer computing to model the progress of sub-atomic particles traveling at nearly the speed of light around the… 1,515 more words

Basic Research

What is Science?

When you look at the discussions that are emerging around the term ‘Citizen Science‘, you can often find discussion about the ‘Citizen‘ part of the term.  446 more words