1. David Rowan, Emer Coleman & Peter Murray-Rust - Walled Gardens vs. Open Spaces: The Tension at the Heart of the Internet


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    The Serpentine Gallery Garden Marathon was the sixth in the Gallery's acclaimed Marathon series. This two-day event explored the concept of the garden. David Rowan is editor of WIRED magazine (UK), awarded 2009 Launch of the Year at the British Society of Magazine Editors Awards. He writes the 'Digital Life' column, GQ magazine, and the Tech Traveller column, Condé Nast Traveller. He has spoken internationally on topics ranging from the future of luxury brands to the new rules of business in a mobile-internet age. Recent appearances include BBC Newsnight, BBC Breakfast News, Radio 4's Today Programme and Channel 4 News. Rowan has edited The Guardian's websites, made TV films for Channel 4 News, and written features for The Telegraph Magazine, Sunday Times Magazine and The Observer. Emer Coleman is Director of Digital Projects at the Greater London Authority. Her work in the GLA includes leading on the London Datastore, encouraging all public agencies in the capital to release their data into the public domain. Prior to moving to London in 2005, Emer worked in local government communications in Dublin having previously worked as a columnist and feature writer for a number of Irish newspapers. She graduated with a BA in History and Sociology from University College Cork and a MPA from Warwick Business School. In 2011, she was named in Wired magazine's Top 100 Digital Power Influencers List. Peter Murray-Rust, originally a crystallographer with a DPhil from Oxford, has worked at the University of Ghana, the University of Stirling, and at Glaxo where he developed new technologies including molecular graphics, protein structure determination, and intranets. He created a CML browser known as Jumbo. In 2011, he received the Herman Skolnik Award of the American Chemical Society with Henry Rzepa for efforts in advancing the field of chemical informatics. Currently, he is at the University of Cambridge helping to establish novel software and Web technologies for chemists and other scientists underpinned by the concept of open source. Find out more: http://www.serpentinegallery.org/2011/10/garden_marathon_blog.html#rowan

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    • Iain Hrynaszkiewicz in a Panton Discussion


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      Iain Hrynaszkiewicz (IainH) from BioMedCentral is an innovator in Open publishing and a strong advocate of the Panton Principles. Here he discusses his ideas, practice and ideas for the future with Open Knowledge Foundation people Laura Newman and Peter Murray-Rust. This is the full interview (minimally edited, 29 mins). Use links in TOC to jump to sections. See pantonprinciples.org/panton-discussions/ for other Panton Discussion

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      • VRERI Kick-Off Ami project


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        The 3 minute introduction/presentation on the work of the Ami Project from the JISC VRERI programme. 24th February 2010 @ ULU London.

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