Joseph Jackson is a philosopher, entrepreneur, activist, and organizer in the Open Science Movement. He is CEO of Lava-Amp, a company building a very inexpensive hardware platform for portable PCR, ideal for use in developing countries and in biology education. He is also co-founder of Biocurious.org, the first Bay Area community lab for citizen science.
Recent years have seen technological revolutions in informatics, communications, and the life sciences. Xconomy readers are deeply engaged with these trends, but may be unaware of the most important development of... Read more »