The NROC Project
I am the EdReady Project Manager for the Monterey Institute for Technology and Education (MITE), also known as the NROC Project, as well as a consultant or board member on innovation in education and science for several projects and foundations. My current and prior work encompasses educational research and technology, with special focus on science and math (STEM) disciplines, open educational resources (OER), annotation, and data-sharing.
Interested in the knowledge angle to annotation.
organizer of Sepublica (an ESWC workshop) since 2012, 2010 elsevier grand challnege semi finalist, responsable for the RDF for full text open articles from PMC (biotea project). Researcher, semantic web, social web, bioinformatics, scholarly communication, open science
Amy Brand joined Digital Science in 2014 as VP Academic and Research Relations and VP North America to manage our US office and develop commercial, policy, and research relationships with North American research institutions. From 2008 to 2013, Brand worked at Harvard University, first as Program Manager of the Office for Scholarly Communication and then as Assistant Provost for Faculty Appointments and Information. Before moving to Harvard, she held long-term positions as an Executive Editor at the MIT Press and as Director of Business and Product Development at CrossRef. Brand was a founding member of the ORCID Board of Directors and regularly serves in advisory roles for key community initiatives in digital scholarship. She holds a B.A. in linguistics from Barnard College and a PhD in cognitive science from MIT.
A Wolfram Research veteran, focusing on document production workflows, authoring tools, and web dev.
The University of Queensland
Anna Gerber works on Software Engineering projects at the eResearch Group at The University of Queensland Australia.
Ari Bader-Natal is the Principal Learning Architect at the Minerva Project (minervaproject.com), where he designs and develops the learning technologies that connect and support Minerva's global network of students and faculty.
Love finding wisdom in words, symbols, imagery, want to better use it to benefit sustainable life through AI, Wearables, and other technology.
Pop Up Archive
Startup stripes earned at Farallon, @Netopia and @Zhone Technologies. It all started @Stanford.
Ben is a social scientist and entrepreneur building a sophisticated tool to comparatively judge public figures based on fact checkers' annotations of the statements they make.
Stanford University Libraries
I run R&D at Livefyre, a real-time commenting system and social CMS.
University of California, Berkeley
I have worked in publishing for over 30 years, just wrote an ebook and taught a course on ebooks, and am thinking a lot about multidisciplinary collaboration by authors, instructors, and students.
Bob is founder and Co-Director of the Institute for the Future of the Book and founder of The Voyager Company. For 13 years he led the development of over 300 titles in 'The Criterion Collection', a series of definitive films on videodisc, and more than 75 CD ROM titles including the CD Companion to Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, 'Who Built America', and the Voyager edition of 'Macbeth'. Previous to Voyager, Stein worked with Alan Kay in the Research Group at Atari on a variety of electronic publishing projects. 11 years ago, Stein started 'Night Kitchen' to develop authoring tools for the next generation of electronic publishing. That work is now being continued at the Institute for the Future of the Book.
PhD Candidate and Project Manager for Lacuna Stories
Bridget Whearty is a CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow in Data Curation for Medieval Studies at Stanford University. She has her PhD in English Literature. At Stanford, she’s building an interoperable index of thousands of digitized medieval manuscripts and is interested in annotation to link scholarly commentary, transcriptions, and student projects to the primary, digitized objects. She also runs a medieval manuscript club where interested students annotate, transcribe, and identify never-before-studied medieval texts.
Python + Java developer. Hadoop specialist. I also do web stuff.
The OpenGov Foundation
Substance: Networked Online Discussion
My background is as a propagandist in the worlds of politics and debate. Now I'm designing a platform for online discussion that helps people see through propaganda and curate our collective knowledge. Currently looking for advisors and potential cofounders.
Chris Chapman is a co-founder of Pentandra Research Solutions, a social entrepreneurship, building and supporting domain-specific open research systems, focusing first on genealogy and micro-history.
independent annotation entrepreneur
I've spent the past 8 years studying a group of outsider theorists who are attempting to challenge textbook theories in astrophysics and cosmology. My conclusion is that annotations will be critical to supporting outsider experts who are determined to expose dogma within our institutions.
Working on personal annotation solutions
Christopher J. Mackie
I am Executive Director of CollaborationSource: we facilitate sustainable, large-scale, collaborative solutions to public-sector social challenges in fields including education. Currently, we are working to help launch the Mindspring Initiative, a multi-state, collaborative solution at-scale to the challenges of sustaining open educational resources across-the-curriculum in higher education. (Ask me about the importance of open annotation for OER.) My involvement with Open Annotation began several years ago, when I was a program officer at The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Coalition for Networked Info.
Clifford Lynch has led the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) since 1997. CNI, jointly sponsored by the Association of Research Libraries and EDUCAUSE, includes about 200 member organizations concerned with the intelligent uses of information technology and networked information to enhance scholarship and intellectual life. CNI's wide-ranging agenda includes work in digital preservation, data intensive scholarship, teaching, learning and technology, and infrastructure and standards development. Prior to joining CNI, Lynch spent 18 years at the University of California Office of the President, the last 10 as Director of Library Automation. Lynch, who holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley, is an adjunct professor at Berkeley's School of Information.
Arizona State University
I write a lot about the intersection of technology and media, which makes this a topic of major interest. More about me: http://dangillmor.com/about
Dan is a coder and entrepreneur that created the first online travel reservation company on the web (ITN/GetThere) in 1995. He wrote much of the software, launched the business and guided the long term technical and product vision. GetThere went public in 1999 and was sold to Sabre in 2000 with nearly 600 employees while processing approximately 50% of travel transacted online. Dan currently serves as a director of Sauce Labs, the leading open source functional testing company and Getaround, a peer-to-peer car sharing company.
Daniel Cebrián Robles
Harvard University and Malaga University
(D). Daniel Cebrián Robles, University of Málaga. (Annotations project. edX. Harvard University). Developer of tools for annotations such as Open Video Annotator (openvideoannotation.org), Deep Zoom Image (http://danielcebrian.com/openseadragon/demo.html). In addition, most of the tools of https://gteavirtual.org such as rubric evaluation by competencies Industrial Engineer, doing the thesis in marine energy, Master's degree in renewable energy, Fuel cells and hydrogen (UIMP), Master in new technologies applied to education, doctoral studies in design and usability of web tools in the Ph.d. (educational research and innovation). It is Gtea member and developer of federated for teaching tools such as Erubrica, WebQuest, and the Multimedia annotations tool, the latter integrated edX MOOC platform, for which earned a scholarship Talentia for a stay of Research Fellow at Harvard University 2013. http://danielcebrian.com
I'm a researcher in the digital humanities focusing on transportation, advertising, the environment, and geographic data.
David H. Mason
Concordia University / dataparc communications corp
Wrote my "annotate for the web" thing around 1995. Developing an open source annotation system focused on group workflow.
David Streitfeld joined The New York Times in December 2007 and writes about technology for the business desk. He came to The Times after lengthy stints at The Los Angeles Times, where he covered residential real estate, and The Washington Post, where he wrote about the literary scene. He is based in San Francisco.
Phd candidate at CRI-Paris
I help develop web standards, and help give developers and designers a voice, too.
Electric Brain (rafknúið heili, 电脑)
I'm a broad-spectrum intellectual generalist with a deep background in computing. I want to see computing increase human potential and help us solve the hard problems--most of which are hard because they are social and psychological in nature. Philosopher with a Psych. background. Did 20 years at DEC, culminatiing in being the DEC manager of the Apple/DEC alliance. Rebuilt the Open Source engineering collaboration environment at Motorola to support the corporate split. My electronic music studio has mostly moved inside the computer. I write fiction and I comment on life at http://eir1kur.blogspot.com/
Twitter: @31r1kur Not usually active.
Hyperlearning advocate. Studying learning sciences + technology design. Passionate about distributed and collective intelligence, open-access learning resources, human-centred design for note-taking and knowledge construction.
Emmanuel M Vincent
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Researcher at MIT on hurricanes-climate interactions. Fellow of the Climate CoLab, where people from all over the world create proposals for what to do about climate change.
Weisstein received his Ph.D. from Caltech in 1996 and joined Wolfram Research in 1999. He is best known as the creator of mathworld.wolfram.com. An expert Mathematica user since the 1990s, Weisstein has not only used Mathematica to develop content for MathWorld and Wolfram|Alpha, but continues to work closely with the main development teams at Wolfram Research. Weisstein led Wolfram Research's contributions on National Science Digital Library and Sloan Foundation-sponsored projects involving online mathematics, acted as consultant for the television program NUMB3RS, and served as judge for the finals of the Siemanns Competition in Math, Science, and Technology.
Physicist, applied mathematician, scientific Python hacker, IPython creator. Scientist at UC Berkeley, climber when I can get away from the computer.
Frederick Hirsch has been active in web related research and standardization for a number of years in a variety of standards organizations. He was active on a web annotation project at OSF in 1998, in addition to creating other tools such as one to enable graphical browsing history management. He is active in security and privacy and chairs the W3C XML Security Working Group, which recently completed final signature and encryption standards. He is currently chairing the W3C Device APIs working group, and participates in the W3C digital publishing interest group and privacy interest groups. He is a member of the OASIS Board of Directors and is interested in innovation from both business and technology perspectives.
Benetech is a nonprofit software organization that among other products develops products for empowering people with disabilities to have equal access to educational content.
Gergely graduated with summa cum laude in computer science. He previously worked on an argument mapping-based startup with a friend. Currently he is working as a developer for Hypothes.is. He is determined to build powerful software tools that improve our understanding and decision-making.
Graham works with eLife as a contract developer. His role is working on special projects, primarily on infrastructure and workflows, using technology to enhance scientific publishing. Recently this included implementation support for eLife Lens. Graham builds on fifteen years professional IT experience.
Gordon helped SSRN Chairman Michael Jensen found SSRN in 1994. SSRN is currently the number one repository in the world and focused on the high quality, rapid, electronic dissemination of social sciences and humanities research at the lowest possible cost. Its eLibrary database has 475,000 papers from 220,000 authors and users have downloaded 65,000,000 full text papers since inception. Prior to SSRN, he focused on start-ups, spin-offs and nascent companies at at KPMG and restructured/started entrepreneurial companies in technology and health care.
I work on Linked Data projects, related standards and open source software in Ruby
Herbert Van De Sompel
Los Alamos National Laboratory
In the past 15 years, I have been involved in several information interoperability efforts, mainly in the domain of scholarly communication. These include OAI-PMH, OpenURL, OAI-ORE, Open Annotation, ResourceSync, Memento, Hiberlink
Founder of Rap Genius, former TV writer and hypnotherapist, lover of literary history and psychological literature
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
I graduated as mathematician in Budapest, Hungary. I joined a Hungarian research institute in computer science; I left Hungary in 1986; after a few years in industry in Munich, Germany, I joined the Centre for Mathematics and Computer Sciences in Amsterdam where I have a tenure position since 1988. I joined the W3C Team as Head of W3C Offices in 2001 while maintaining my position at CWI. I served until June 2006, then as Semantic Web Activity Lead until December 2013. Since June of 2013, I am Digital Publishing Activity Lead. See http://www.ivan-herman.net/professional for further details.
Worked on SRI's CALO, develop topic maps and knowledge garden platforms
Hypothes.is / UC Berkeley
Jake Hartnell is a web developer whose work at Berkeley's School of Information has revolved around the future of publishing, the economics of digital distribution, and annotation. He currently works for Hypothes.is, but also is a key contributor to Epub.js—an open source library for rendering epubs in the browser. His debut novel 23rd Century Romance is sure to become a sci-fi classic, and has been described as "The paranormal romance novel to end all paranormal romance novels." He also part of the band Unconscious Jungle and has been working on a massive double album for the past three years, finally due out summer 2014.
Developer at MIT's Digital Humanities Lab, Hyperstudio.
Jennifer Lin is a Senior Product Manager about PLOS and passionate about open access and its political and social impacts. As a former business consultant with Accenture, she worked with Fortune 500 companies as well as governments to develop and deploy new products and services. Jennifer received her PhD in political philosophy and has served as an instructor at Johns Hopkins University.
My current work includes: Semantic indexing and linking Web of Data
California Digital Library
John Kratz is a CLIR/DLF Postdoctoral Fellow in Data Curation for the Sciences and Social Sciences in the University of California Curation Center at the California Digital Library. His work there focuses on data publication. Prior to that, he completed a Ph.D. at Columbia University focused on nematode behavior and neurobiology.
Juan is obsessed with accelerating progress. He is a founder of Athena, a tech startup mapping all human knowledge. Athena is developing Acorn, a universal Media Remixer, which will help annotate all kinds of media. Juan studied computer science (distributed systems) at Stanford, and is a denizen of the internet.
Kristen Fisher Ratan is the Publisher at the Public Library of Science (PLOS). She joined PLOS in the summer of 2011 in order to focus her efforts on innovations that transform scholarly communication. Kristen has a 20 year history in the information industry leading strategic product development at HighWire, Atypon, and BIOSIS.
Kristof is a software engineer @ Hypothes.is, chiefly interested in building software tools that can help us think and act smarter.
HyperStudio/Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Kurt Fendt is a scholar of literary and cultural studies with extensive expertise in the application of information technologies to humanities research and education. He is Principal Research Associate, Director of MIT’s HyperStudio - Lab for Digital Humanities, and co-PI of Annotation Studio, MIT's educational annotation web app. Kurt teaches digital humanities in the department of Comparative Media Studies/Writing and German film, media, and culture in the department of Global Studies and Languages at MIT. He is also Director of the annual European Short Film Festival at MIT.
Laura Paglione serves as Technical Director of ORCID, and led the ORCID Registry public launch in October 2012. Her responsibilities include technical direction of new features and improvements to the Registry and its API, ORCID’s open source code and community, technical infrastructure, and member and end-user support. She engages with the ORCID community through technical steering and working groups, and leads several webinars each year on topics such as use of the ORCID API, ORCID iDs in the publishing workflow, and the common integrations for ORCID iDs. Laura is a frequent speaker about ORCID, unique identifiers, and innovation.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Liam is a graduate student in Comparative Media Studies, a research assistant in Hyperstudio, and a developer on Annotation Studio.
STEDT / University of California, Berkeley
Currently working on the annotation tool found in the EdX Platform.
I started with relational DB work, built a SQL query generator, added some web, switched to quadcopters (embedded, hardware, flying), and now I want to push the limits of human learning speed. :-)
Telebid Pro Ltd.
R&D team working on cloud based services. Senior software engineer - web, perl, hadoop, linux, bigdata.
Searching for solutions to current challenges faced by non-profit scholarly publishers (primarily university presses) to meet the evolving digital needs of scholars and researchers (moving beyond the book-journal binary) while promoting access, attribution, and authority within publications.
Public Library of Science (PLOS)
Martin Fenner is the technical lead for the PLOS Article-Level Metrics project. Before taking this position in 2012 he worked as a medical oncologist at the Hannover Medical School Cancer Center in Germany.
Stanford University Libraries
I am in the employ of the Stanford University Libraries, where I work as the Academic Technology Specialist for the Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages (DLCL). My role is to work with faculty and their research assistants as a consultant, collaborator, and innovator in DLCL-based digital humanities and instructional technology projects. I also organize and present workshops and lectures on practices and theories in these realms.
UC Berkeley, IPython
Core developer of IPython, recent PhD in plasma physics simulation.
I am a PhD CS student at UC Berkeley. My research interests are e-democracy, deliberative democracy, collective intelligence, trust networks, group decision support systems, collaboration tools, peer-to-peer and distributed systems, wireless mesh/community networks, organic/self-healing technologies. I currently work on PeerLibrary, a collaborative reading platform for academic literature.
Senior Developer at the eLife Sciences open access journal.
NISO - National Information Standards Organization
interested in following what is going on in the area of annotation, and participating where I can
Open Knowledge Foundation
Mass General Hospital / Harvard Medical School
I am interested in enabling personal and community-driven knowledge acquisition, curation and sharing. I have been working on scientific discourse representation in Alzheimers Disease research and I am currently exploring the use of Annotation of digital resources for supporting the knowledge creation process. Provenance is another important aspect in my work. I authored several ontologies including: SWAN (Semantic Web Applications in Neuromedicine ), PAV (Provenance, Authoring and Versioning) and Annotation Ontology). I am the architect of the Domeo Annotation tool. I am co-chair of the Open Annotation Community Group and co-editor of the Open Annotation Model.
We provide an accessible online library for readers with print disabilities, with an emphasis on educational books. Our collection benefits from crowd sourced proofreading, image descriptions, and other metadata. Annotations could provide a standard and familiar mechanism for improving our content for everyone.
UC Berkeley, IPython
ipython and matplotlib developer. cyclist. vim addict. ^[:wq
Peter is the Director of Scholarly Communications at the not-for-profit startup, Hypothes.is. Previously, Peter was the Director of the BookServer Project at the Internet Archive, where he developed new business models in distributing digital books, and fostered the publication, distribution, and access to digital content based on open formats and standards. He is also the convener of the Books in Browsers conference, a summit for software developers and UX designers creating new forms of storytelling. He is a contributing editor to Publishers Weekly, and previously served on the board of the International Digital Publishing Forum, the standards-setting body for digital books.
Building an online archive of automotive history (starting with images) at http://revslib.stanford.edu. Annotations and other crowd-sourced metadata tools will be critical to making the archive useful.
HarvardX, Harvard University
Phil is Instructional Technology Consultant for Annotation at HarvardX. His focus is on the design and development of innovative educational technologies to enhance and support research, teaching and learning at Harvard. He collaborates with clients and stakeholders across the university and other institutions, including faculty, teaching staff, students, and administrative personnel to strategize, analyze, prioritize, and engineer academic technology systems. His currently working on implementing an open multi media annotation framework for the EdX
Sopinspace / co-ment
Dr. Aigrain has researched content processing and annotation of various media since 1983. He founded Sopinspace, the company behing co-ment, one of the major on-line annotation platform for texts (Web service / AGPL free software). Digital writing (essays, poetry, short fiction).
help make the process and products of science open
Articipant. Developer at Hypothes.is.
The University of Reading
Raquel works currently in the CHARMe FP7 project as a project engineer. She has several years of experience in developing software for Earth Observation and Remote Sensing related projects. She has studied a MSc in Computer Engineering in Spain and has further studies in Space Science and Technology.
Rob is an information scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory, working in the Research Library on several aspects of scholarly communication. He is the senior editor for the Open Annotation Collaboration specification, and works on related efforts such as Memento (temporal based access to web resources) and Shared Canvas (distributed description of medieval manuscripts).
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science
Robert Casties develops Digital Humanities solutions as part of the IT-Group of the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science. He has been involved in many digital projects since the group's inception in 2002. Being both a scholar and a computer freak in one person he understands both sides and likes to create digital projects that benefit researchers, the general public and the technological state-of-the-art. Robert has a PhD in History and Philosophy of Science, a Diplom/Master in Physics, and has been programming computers for as long as he can think.
Investigating the intersection of critical theory and computing.
ITHAKA / JSTOR
Ron is the Director of Advanced Technology at ITHAKA. The Advanced Technology group serves a dual purpose of helping Ithaka to better leverage the use of technology in current and future services and products, and to engage with the scholarly research community in technology-oriented collaborations. In this position he is responsible for the technical architecture and management of many of the projects undertaken by the AT group. He has a particular interest in information extraction and content discovery and was the architect of JSTOR’s Data for Research platform providing web-based discovery and analysis tools to the academic research community. Current projects include the development of JSTOR's 3rd generation search system and the build-out of a data warehouse and analytics platform for mining the many billions of usage events logged by the JSTOR system since its inception. Ron has over 25 years of experience in both technical and leadership roles with technology organizations, including significant hands-on work in building mission critical systems with the aerospace industry.Current areas of focus for the AT group include data mining the billions of usage events logged by the JSTOR system since its inception.
Foundation for Critical Thinking
Aptivate | Open Contracting
I'm working on a standard for open contracting data along with tools to complement it. Hoping to learn from you all.
Logos Bible Software
At Logos, I lead the development of knowledge for reference, visualization, navigation, and integration across our digital library of 40k+ books. My other interests include semantic web technologies, information visualization, natural language processing, and behavioral design.
Sergey Parinov is a deputy director at the Central Economics and Mathematics Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (CEMI RAS), Moscow. During the last decade he is building a virtual research environments for the Russian community of scientists by implementing CRIS-CERIF approaches and Open Science ideas. It includes a new public service for scientists to explicitly express their knowledge, opinions and hypotheses about scientific relationships that can exist between information objects of research data and information space. In 2009-2013 he was a member of the euroCRIS Board with responsibility for the DRIS/Best Practice Task Group.
Sr. Technology Leader, Cisco Services, Learning at Cisco IT, data and KM veteran, technology & product strategy, architecting social, mobile, analytical cloud and semantic based solutions, Interested in knowledge systems, information architecture , mapping, annotation, semantic and natural language processing technology
Cornell University Library
Simeon Warner is Director of the Repositories Group at Cornell University Library, and a director of ORCID. Current projects include Linked Data for Libraries (http://goo.gl/uBOz4), the Cornell University Library Archival Repository, the arXiv e-print archive (http://arxiv.org/), and Project Euclid (http://projecteuclid.org/). He was one of the developers of arXiv and his research interests include web information systems, interoperability, plagiarism detection, and open-access scholarly publishing. He has been actively involved with the Open Archives Initiative (OAI) since its inception and was one of the authors of the OAI-PMH, OAI-ORE, ResourceSync and IIIF specifications.
California Digital Library
Stephen Abrams is an associate director of the University of California Curation Center (UC3) at the California Digital Library (CDL), with responsibility for strategic planning, innovation, and technical oversight of UC3’s services, systems, and projects.
Founder & CEO at Interfolio. Building a global professional network in higher ed. We help scholars build remarkable careers and schools make their most important decisions about research & teaching.
Elementary IP LLC
Building a patent search tool for the 21st century - improved search, analysis and comprehension of patents via rich annotations and display.
University of Ilinois
Member of Open Annotation Collaboration. Digital Library Software Develop past 17 years.
UC Berkeley, IPython
After finishing a PhD in plant biology, I am now a full time developer on the IPython project.
Early product designer and communicator, still interested in how the Internet can help humankind. In no particular order: Designer for world's first travel reservations engine and other useful things; Director of Web Communication, Cornell University; Winner 5k Award, 2000; consultant to Exploratorium.edu.
University of Illinois at UC
Member of the University of Illinois faculty (Library and Library School) since 1990, participant in the Open Annotation Collaboration since 2008 and the W3C Open Annotation Community Group since its founding.
I’m a designer, product developer, consultant, and writer in Palo Alto, California, working on early-stage new-media and urban design projects. Formerly: research consultant at Stanford Media X; co-founder, Open Library of Humanities; Stanford HighWire Press; OCLC Online Computer Library Center; Openly Informatics.
Todd is Executive Director of NISO, an accredited standards developer of best practices related to publishing, libraries and information systems.
Todd Carter is the CEO and Co-founder of Tagasauris a human assisted computing platform that is solving the needle in the haystack problem for networked audio-visual content.
Protagonist in IIIF, Hydra, Blacklight, Fedora 4 and Digital Manuscripts Interoperability. Seeking lightweight annotation tools for LAMs that plugin to any and all of the above.
My experiences are as broad as my life has allowed, moving from one adventure to the next. I've served as Chief Technology Officer for Jason's Deli, studied physics at the Colorado School of Mines, climbed unnamed peaks in the Kunlun mountain range north of Tibet, played collegiate baseball and caddied full time on the PGA Tour. I strive to live my life to the fullest and to make the most of the opportunities as they have presented themselves. I aim to help others do the same and realize the potential that is in all of us.
V David Zvenyach
PhD in Molecular Biology, works on altmetrics at Mendeley. and Co-directs the Reproducibility Initiative. Want to use annotation to enrich and interlink academic literature.