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Reinventing discovery : the new era of networked science

Author: Michael A Nielsen
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Reinventing discovery, Michael Nielsen argues that we are living at the dawn of the most dramatic change in science in more than 300 years. This change is being driven by powerful new cognitive tools, enabled by the internet, which are greatly accelerating scientific discovery. There are many books about how the internet is changing business or the workplace or government. But this is the first book about  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Nielsen, Michael A., 1974-
Reinventing discovery.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011020248
(OCoLC)724663975
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael A Nielsen
ISBN: 9781400839452 1400839459 9786613280640 661328064X 0691202850 9780691202853
OCLC Number: 757407439
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (264 pages)
Contents: Reinventing discovery --
Amplifying collective intelligence. Online tools make us smarter ; Restructuring expert attention ; Patterns of online collaboration ; The limits and the potential of collective intelligence --
Networked science. All the world's knowledge ; Democratizing science ; The challenge of doing science in the open ; The Open Science Imperative --
Appendix. The problem solved by the Polymath Project.
Responsibility: Michael Nielsen.

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Argues that we are living at the dawn of the most dramatic change in science in more than 300 years. This book discusses how the internet is transforming the nature of our collective intelligence and  Read more...

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One of Financial Times (FT.com) non-fiction favourites in the Science category for 2011 A The Boston Globe (Anthony Doerr) Best Book in science for 2011 "[A] thought-provoking call to arms... Read more...

 
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