Plenary talk given at the American Association of Medical Colleges meeting of research deans. Nashville TN, 21 September 2012.
Text of Great : grand aamc wilbanks ppt
1. accelerating discovery in a digital worldjohn wilbanks@wilbanks http://del-.org
2. 1. next generation research = old generation research 3. george cayleyhttp://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d7/George_Cayley.jpg 4. a. cambered airfoilb. four vector forces inuencing aircraft - thrust, lift, drag, and gravityc. dihedral angle for lateral stability in ightd. shifted forces in landing gear wheel from compression to tension by using string as wires 5. brompton baronets 6. the professional researcher is a recent invention. 7. the professional researchinstitution is a recent invention. 8. vannevarbushhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Vannevar_Bush_portrait.jpg 9. 1. stability of funds2. capable administrators3. grants outside government 4. leave control to institutions5. answer to congress, president 10. fund basic research.trust the system to translate. 11. http://autm.net 12. http://www.greenbiz.com/news/2011/04/02/feds-invite-startups-be-americas-next-top-energy-innovator 13. http://images.fanpop.com/images/image_uploads/ANTM-america-27s-next-top-model-35803_1600_1200.jpg 14. transformation of research fromsomething we all participate in... 15. to something we consume as technology.http://cdn.ixit.org/les/2012/09/iphone5.jpg 16. heatherpiwowar@researchremix 17. heather piwowar@researchremixBetween 0.6 and 5published papersper $100k fundinghttp://researchremix.wordpress.com/2011/02/23/rough-estimate-of-papers-per-dollar/ 18. are we getting the best bang forthe buck by giving it to you? 19. 2. we are not ready for data. 20. hurricane modeling v tornadomodeling 21. we (the people) are tornados. 22. we can predict... 23. we canpredict...when someone issecretly pregnant. http://curiousfridays.les.wordpress.com/ 2012/02/pregnant-target1.jpg 24. we can predict... future location of users with an error margin of 60ft.http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2190531/Mobile-phone-companies-predict-future-movements- users-building-prole-lifestyle.html 25. we canpredict... that researchersare not integratinginto day to day processes. 26. we can predict... that researchinstitutions will ask for money to buy more shovels. 27. 3. glimpses and glimmers of accelerated discovery 28. 35 29. 36 30. can researchers contact 31. diy biology 32. cry for help 33. 4. there is no return to the old days. 34. participation in the old researchinfrastructure carried clear benets. 35. a. access to money.b. access to infrastructure. c. credentials. 36. a. access to money.b. access to infrastructure. c. credentials. 37. a. access to money.b. access to infrastructure. c. credentials. 38. crowdfunding 39. Data from the rst round of the#SciFund Challenge suggests thata nancial target up to a thousanddollars is very achievable. Aproject target of low to mid-thousands is also doable, thoughmore dicult to hit and requiringof a more eort. 40. democratization of infrastructure 41. http://biocurious.org/ 42. https://www.scienceexchange.com/ 43. democratized making 44. http://littlebits.cc 45. http://adafruit.com 46. all that s left is credentials. 47. this has already happened inmusic. 48. the physical artifact peak was the outlier,but the labels mistook it for the norm.http://media.theunderstatement.com/001_D_music_albums_per_capita.png 49. dave jordan 50. amanda palmer 51. (she charted at #10 on billboardwith no label this week) 52. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Postwar_book_tony_judt.jpg 53. musicproduction is re-entering culture. 54. researchproduction is re-entering culture. 55. what are you going to do, today,to be more relevant in 10 years than record labels are today? 56. it s not about amateurs takingover - although they will play a larger role. 57. how are you going to put thesetools into the hands of those whocan use them best?