Sometimes a fresh pair of eyes on a problem can give us an important new perspective on it, but it is not often that scientists veer out of their very specialised fields to see their work through other people’s eyes. But 100 people, from a mix of different backgrounds, have just descended on San Francisco for Science Hack Day. They joined forces, shared skills, and spent 24-hours together, in the hope of finding new ways to use established technologies, and new ways to get information from existing data. Kate Arkless went to find out what a Science Hack Day is all about.
Also huffduffed as…
Min Jung Kim assembles a line-up of miscreants to get up to some Southby mischief:
- Ben Huh
- Denise Jacobs
- Jeremy Keith
- Annie Lin
Contains some strong language …and drinking …lots of drinking.
The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Andrew Keen, Kevin Marks, John Taschek, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Thursday, November 11, 2010.
The Gillmor Gang — John Borthwick, Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, June 28, 2013.