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“The New Einsteins Will Be Scientists Who Share.”

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“The New Einsteins Will Be Scientists Who Share.”

In an October 29, 2011 Wall Street Journal article, “The New Einsteins Will Be Scientists Who Share,”  Dr. Michael Nielsenstated that networked science has the potential to speed up dramatically the rate of discovery across all of science, and that we may well see the day-to-day process of scientific research change more fundamentally over the next few decades than over the past three centuries. He also noted that...

Related Topics: Albert Einstein, information sharing, Science Accelerator, Science.gov, WorldWideScience.org (WWS)

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For Spreading Knowledge, the Optimum Investment Is Not the Minimum

by Dr. Walt Warnick 27 Oct, 2009 in Technology

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For Spreading Knowledge, the Optimum Investment Is Not the Minimum

An earlier article derived the Knowledge Investment Curve.


Information sharing is an integral part of the R&D process. Thus, decision makers affect the pace of scientific progress when they determine the fraction of R&D dollars dedicated to sharing knowledge. Think of it this way: A program for sharing knowledge derived from scientific research has much in common with a scientific research program itself in that they share the common goal of advancing science.  When decision makers of...

Related Topics: information sharing, osti corollary, r&d programs

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