Scientific developments are happening faster than ever nowadays thanks to modern technology. Advancements and discoveries we thought were impossible 10 years ago, are being made right now. The most exciting part is that, increasingly, they’re being made by ordinary men and women through participation in citizen science projects. Citizen science refers to data collection and interpretation by enthusiasts rather than scientists. The difference between the two is simply lack of formal training and years of experience. Citizen scientists have at least the same amount of zeal for their passion projects as many trained scientists do (if not more). The number of citizen scientists has only grown with the ever-increasing applications of the internet, and given the number of attendees at the first ever Citizen Science Association conference in February it shows no signs of slowing down.
Giorgio BertiniResearch on society, culture, art, neuroscience, cognition, critical thinking, intelligence, creativity, autopoiesis, self-organization, rhizomes, complexity, systems, networks, leadership, sustainability, thinkers, futures ++
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