- OSTI's Revolution: "Findability" in Science and Technology
When it comes to science and technology development, OSTI people are writing one of the ... portals and search engines that find vast quantities of hard-to-find scientific and technological content ... Web-based, scholarly science and technology available. An astounding feat for such a small agency ...
OSTIblog Frontpage Blog Post - David Wojick - 2008-04-01 08:03 - 0 comments
- The X-Portal Vision of the Future
comes to making the Web work for science and technology. In that spirit I want to describe a new kind of ... comprehensive coverage for a specific science or technology community, where X refers to that community. In ... community. Today's Web portals and search engines, while revolutionary, are technologically immature and far ...
OSTIblog Frontpage Blog Post - David Wojick - 2009-10-05 12:20 - 0 comments
- Jobs, Jobs, Jobs
scientific and technological progress create jobs, it creates better jobs. We often describe human progress ... progress of work. Speeding up science and technological development is not an end in itself. The goal is to ... driven by diffusion. Moreover, scientific and technological breakthroughs are one of the few sources ...
OSTIblog Frontpage Blog Post - David Wojick - 2010-10-25 06:35 - 0 comments
- Science.gov versus Google: Different content, different uses
scholarly information than Google. The technology behind Science.gov (i.e., federated search ) allows information product designers to discriminate among information resources, while the technology ...
OSTIblog Frontpage Blog Post - David Wojick - 2008-03-05 09:02 - 0 comments
- The X-Portal Challenge
Take a well known area of scientific and/or technological research. Call it X-research, where X ... this is actually a difficult problem. It may even be the next big thing for the science and technology ... Consultant on Innovation at OSTI. He also does research on the structure of scientific and technological ...
OSTIblog Frontpage Blog Post - David Wojick - 2009-12-11 01:00 - 0 comments
- Science Education and making the Web work
There are many thousands of websites with content that is suitable for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education. Several thousand of these websites are either Federal or Federally ... Science of the National Science and Technology Council, entitled " Review and Appraisal of the ...
OSTIblog Frontpage Blog Post - David Wojick - 2008-11-17 10:16 - 0 comments
- OSTI's Grade Level Stratification Communication Tool
Technologies often have multiple uses, and so it is with OSTI's grade level stratification (GLS) tool. GLS was developed as a search tool and is implemented on OSTI's new science education portal: http://www.scienceeducation.gov . Once users search for content by topic, GLS enables users to ...
OSTIblog Frontpage Blog Post - David Wojick - 2010-05-06 00:00 - 0 comments
- The App is Here
OSTI will meet the grand challenge of these app content issues, which are different from the technology ...
OSTIblog Frontpage Blog Post - David Wojick - 2010-07-16 11:38 - 1 comment
- David Kaiser on hippies and physics
OSTI's diffusion researcher David Kaiser has a new book on "How the Hippies Saved Physics" that is getting great reviews. A Science Magazine review says "Meticulously researched ...
OSTIblog Frontpage Blog Post - David Wojick - 2011-07-22 07:18 - 0 comments
- Leaping Concepts and Global Discovery
Much of what OSTI does is aimed at accelerating communication within scientific communities. But there is another vitally important kind of scientific communication that we are also facilitating, which I call "leaping concepts." Leapin ...
OSTIblog Frontpage Blog Post - David Wojick - 2009-10-28 16:00 - 0 comments