This post was first published in my personal blog at isitjustme.de
When Mendeley started their Binary Battle we planned to submit our SETapp to the competition but due to a lack of time, we did not manage to get involved. However, the submission deadline for entries is over now and the folks at Mendeley have published the Top 40-ish participants that are part of the battle, amongst them very well-known tools like ReaderMeter.
There are four parts of the introduction of the Top 40:
From the list I especially like the following projects as they could really help making science more open, using alternative metrics or innovative approaches of approaching the whole science business:
What are your favorites? What can you take from the 40 applications for your seminar topic or as inspiration for the project group’s work?