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Web 2.0 in Science

Earlier this week it was my privilege to chair a tutorial session at Bio IT World on Web 2.0 in science. The term “Web 2.0” has become burdened in recent months with an unfortunate combination of hype and cynicism. But it is the fate of influential ideas to be misunderstood, and despite their slightly nebulous nature, I find that Web 2.0 themes help a lot in thinking about how to get the most out of our new online environment. Lucky for me, then, that we had a dream-team panel of experts to explain what it’s all about.  Read more