How do you persuade the average person to care about open research data?
This was the challenge that I faced in my recent TEDxUWMilwaukee talk on “Rethinking Research Data“. The theme of the talk was that whenever we publish the results of research, we also need to publish the corresponding data. There are so many examples – from economic austerity to Joachim Boldt – that make this relevant to everyday people.
So if you’ve never thought about how open data impacts you or are wary of this new data trend, do check out the video to see why open data is important!