The Crowd & The Cloud: Citizen Science in the Digital Age
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The Crowd & The Cloud: Citizen Science in the Digital Age

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Date: Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm ET / 17:00 - 18:30 GMT
Location: WBG HQ, Washington, DC. JB-1-080

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The Crowd & The Cloud is a 4-part mini-series on “Citizen Science in the Digital Age.” Funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), it is hosted by former NASA Chief Scientist, Waleed Abdalati, and written and produced by Geoff Haines-Stiles, who was a Senior Producer and series director on Carl Sagan’s classic COSMOS series, now viewed by more than 800 million people worldwide.

The series looks at the rapidly growing field of “citizen science” and crowdsourcing with case studies of citizen science projects in the United States and internationally. Join this discussion and clip screening hosted by the series writer and producer Geoff Haines-Stiles.

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