| ||Ask HN: What can I do to accelerate scientific research?|
156 points by mariushn on June 15, 2019 | hide | past | favorite | 171 comments |
|I love science & tech and how these improve lives. As a software engineer/entrepreneur, in the last years I thought of starting/contributing to some projects which scientists would find useful. Now I'm ready to work full time on this.|
Ideas revolve around
* indexing all open research with free unlimited access, similar to arxiv-sanity.com but better; Other projects exist though: Google Scholar; semanticscholar.org, academic.microsoft.com, https://www.chanzuckerberg.com/science/projects-meta
* generative design
* bioengineering (not sure exactly what, eg microbiota simulator)
* materials simulator (eg how can we get a material having a given set of properties)
I don't need immediate financial returns, but I do need the work to be used & have an impact in real life projects.
What ideas do you have on how one can accelerate scientific research?
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