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Re: Keeping the forum alive?

  By: Norbert Schmidt on Oct. 9, 2021, 8:13 a.m.

Hi Claudia

Thanks for your reply!

When i started the forum, there was (big) demand for it because at that time there were only mailing lists (and even worse: Yahoo groups). So i started this online community with only a bunch of people. We alw…

Keeping the forum alive?

  By: Norbert Schmidt on Oct. 7, 2021, 10:32 a.m.

There is no activity and some nodes/topics are completely empty. I own a fairly large sci-forum (astroforum.nl) and know that it is hard to create and maintain it. Are there any plans for active moderation? 

Re: Frustrations with the current EU funding models

  By: Norbert Schmidt on Feb. 22, 2021, 2:32 p.m.

@Sean

Same here. I am still developing my Dark Sky Meter app further . No funding whatsoever. But the things i learn from creating and maintaining therse projects are of incredible value (not expressed in $$). It brought me to TedX, India, USA an…

Hello from the Dutch Mountains

  By: Norbert Schmidt on Feb. 18, 2021, 2:45 p.m.

Hello everyone. I'm Norbert and already since 2012 involved in citizen and crowdscience activities. I started with a project called 'VenusTransit'. I created an app for both Apple and Android to measure the distance between earth and the…

Re: Wat is je behoefte op dit platform?

  By: Norbert Schmidt on Feb. 18, 2021, 12:20 p.m.

Probleem is altijd fragmentatie, soms lijkt het of elk CS initiatief een eigen forum nodig moet hebben en het zou fijn zijn 1 centrale plek te hebben, zoals deze. Community building is alleen loeimoeilijk. 

Ik ben enorm fan van Scistarter. D…

Re: Frustrations with the current EU funding models

  By: Norbert Schmidt on Feb. 18, 2021, 11:25 a.m.

In short: the model is not sustainable for prolonged citizen science activities. I had 4 projects coming to an end, researcher gone, money spent and all that remained was a dissapointed community (that was carefully built during the project) an outd…

Re: The European Green Deal funding call - interest in partnerships?

  By: Norbert Schmidt on Sept. 23, 2020, 8:48 a.m.

Yes, we are always interested in partnerships. We provide native apps and back ends and have a relatively long citizen science/obs track record with novel methods to engage people. For our portfolio see: https://www.ddq.nl
We are currently involved …

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