Appendix A. Contributors

Ben Blackburne is a postdoctoral fellow in the sequence analysis and assembly team at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute.

Jean-Claude Bradley is an associate professor of chemistry and the E-Learning Coordinator for the College of Arts and Sciences at Drexel University. He leads the UsefulChem project, an initiative started in the summer of 2005 to make the scientific process as transparent as possible by publishing all research work in real time to a collection of public blogs, wikis, and other web pages. Jean-Claude coined the term Open Notebook Science to distinguish this approach from other more restricted forms of Open Science. He teaches undergraduate organic chemistry courses with most content freely available on public blogs, wikis, games, and audio and video podcasts. He has a PhD in organic chemistry and has published articles and obtained patents in the areas of synthetic and mechanistic chemistry, gene therapy, nanotechnology, and scientific knowledge management.

Lukas Biewald is founder and CEO of Dolores Labs, a company making crowdsourcing easy and reliable. Dolores Labs' blog ( is full of fun crowdsourcing and data visualization experiments. Prior to Dolores Labs, he worked as a senior scientist at Powerset, and before that he built Yahoo! Japan's search engine ranking algorithm. He received a BS in math and an MS in computer science from Stanford University, where he worked in the AI Lab and published two papers ...

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