The wave function collapse algorithm with Anton Eriksson Hive Talk Snippet Anton presented the wave function collapse algorithm as a simple way of solving problems ranging from seating charts for grumpy people to generating fake worlds. The group conversation explored other potential uses for the wave function collapse algorithm. [...]
Hive Talk Board: An example of poor science communication that deserves to be told: Aftermath of the ‘Panama debate’ with Alexis Rojas
An example of poor science communication that deserves to be told: The Aftermath of the 'Panama debate' with Alexis Rojas Hive Talk Snippet Alexis talked about the Isthmus of Panama, its major role in biodiversity on our world and science communication challenges triggered by different approaches to placing its the formation. [...]
Challenges in academic publishing with András Bóta Hive Talk Snippet András presented a blueprint of the scientific research machine and asked what can be done to improve it. We discussed publication strategies, public interest, and granting policies.
Information games for squirrels with Martin Rosvall Hive Talk Snippet Martin presented a class of information games that include popular board games such as Clue and Battleship. In these games, players compete to uncover information but they must be careful not to reveal too much information to other players. The [...]
A Smarter Literature Review with Gabrielle Beans Hive Talk Snippet Gabrielle presented the challenge of how to do a better, unbiased literature review when the literature is over 10,000 scientific articles. The conversation quickly turned to network approaches and some previous work by Icelabbers on tracking the evolution of scientific [...]
Micro Loans and Crowdfunding in the Charity Space with Ludvig Lizana Hive Talk Snippet Ludvig began our season of hive talks with a presentation of the kiva loan data [www.kiva.org] that contains information on over a million microloans. The ensuing discussion focused on identifying patterns that might be present in [...]