🗓 Open Science DAO Hall, 21 December 4pm UTC

:pushpin:OpSci DAO Bulletin

Wow what a year!

:spiral_calendar:The last OpSci DAO Hall of 2021 is being held next Tuesday, December 21st at 4pm UTC. It’s been a wild, unexpected ride, but things are just getting started.

:sparkles:We will be rounding out the year with a midterm presentation by OWF @Akshata on vScholar, a DeSci Library dApp for permanent archival of scientific pre-prints. Join in to get a recap of 2021 and an outlook for community activities in 2022.

:medal_sports: Unlock the :telescope:Discoverer community role which qualifies members for POAP, and special NFT unlocks by RSVP’ing on discord.

Agenda

:stopwatch:2021 Recap and Outlook

:star2:vScholar Presentation by @Akshata

:hammer_and_wrench:Working group updates: Decentralized File Storage (@CalebT) Token Communities (@smejak), Data Archival Pipelines (@kinshuk)

DeSci Discussion Topics

This month’s open question, following up from the last DAO Hall:

“What is the Objective Function of Science?”

@smejak and @hebbianloop are teaming up with the Active Inference Lab to explore a mathematical formulation of this using a Reinforcement Learning framework - hop in the #token-communities working group to give your two cents.

DAO Record & Minutes

Find them all on Notion :point_down:

Open Bounties

reach out to [email protected] to claim

Open Web Fellow Mentor - are you a scientist, researcher, educator, or senior developer that is interested in mentoring the next generation of DeSci fellows?

Notion Manager - do you know how to use Notion and want to help us organize our knowledge base?

DAO Engineer - are you interested in building a DAO from the ground up? We are looking for a DAO engineer to automate and facilitate community workflows such as snapshot voting, decentralized payments for contributions, membership features, etc.

dApp Developer - looking for a dApp dev to work on Coral, our Open Science Knowledge Market.

Web Manager - our website needs an update! Looking for a project manager to take up the lead on updating the site with new material.

DeSci Anthropologist - are you interested in meeting scientists in Web3 and understanding their needs? We are looking for an interviewer to speak to scientists in Web3 and beyond as part of our efforts to study the early growth of DeSci.

News & Updates

Apply for EthDenver - members can apply for travel grants

The Open Science Data Passport was successfully funded by the OceanDAO Round 12 with @drpk taking the helm.

Rich in Data, Poor in Wisdom: Science Needs a Decentralized Data Commons

Review Article Series on Decentralized File Storage: Storj

Decentralized Content Networks for a Permanent Science Data Commons: Arweave


Other topics? Please post below to be included to the agenda.