Professional Network for Collaborative Research and Design
=> academic faculty
What you can currently do in Archimedicus
=> create a profile containing: name, avatar (thumbnail), location and short biosketch
=> automatically pull-in data from digital measures
=> make connections (ala linked-in)
=> send messages
What you can do that you cannot already do with Facebook, Linked-In, etc.
=> offer to share equipment, lab, or other resource (software, etc.)
=> ask to borrow or use equipment, lab, resources
=> locate a collaborator for a project (grant proposal, etc.)
=> avoid clutter from ads and unwanted solicitations
=> and more, depending on suggestions and requests from this community
What Archimedicus will be able to do in the future.
=> locate a piece of equipment or facility on google maps.
=> add tags to your research projects, interests, and resources
=> future-future: work on collaborative projects asynchronously using invention software