O'Reilly Radar has a Q&A with John Wilbanks, who is VP of science at Creative Commons and runs the Science Commons project. He talks about SC, what gets in the way of open science, the role of SC in improving communication between scientists, and lowering the barriers to sharing information, which includes the formality of science-speak. "We think that the innate nature of science, which is publishing, which is community-based, which is about sharing information and remixing information, those norms are going to take over if we can simply get the resistance out of the way," he says.
Meshing Science with the New Web Order
Feb 21, 2009