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A Coalition of over 40 60 Scholarly Publishers

Today we’re announcing a coalition of over 40 scholarly publishers, platforms, libraries and technology partners that share the goal of building an open conversation layer over all knowledge. Over the next several years this coalition will be working together to define, design and implement a common framework for scholarly collaboration from peer-review through post-publication discussion, [...]

By |2016-02-13T00:44:13-08:001 Dec 2015|

Undergrad Shannon Griffiths on Using Hypothesis in the Classroom

This blog was written and published by Shannon Griffiths, an English major at Plymouth State University. Her professor, Robin DeRosa, is using Hypothesis in several of her classes this term. Check out her Open Anthology of Earlier American Literature, hosted on PressBooks and annotated using Hypothesis by her undergraduates. DeRosa's students annotating Christopher Columbus's [...]

By |2016-01-20T22:38:47-08:0030 Nov 2015|

Hypothesis at Society for Neuroscience

At long last, I’m able to sit down and summarize my thoughts and experiences on Hypothesis at the Society for Neuroscience meeting in Chicago, Oct 17-21st. First of all, a hearty, gigantic thank you to my colleagues at the Neuroscience Information Framework, a Hypothesis partner, for featuring Hypothesis at the NIF booth and for helping [...]

By |2015-12-11T14:07:29-08:0019 Nov 2015|

Using Hypothesis Groups in the Classroom

A couple of weeks ago, we quietly released a new feature here at hypothes.is: the ability to annotate websites and PDFs in groups. Previously, all annotations created using hypothes.is were either public or private (“only me”). Now you can create a hypothes.is group and invite others to join you in annotating a text or set [...]

By |2016-01-20T22:38:57-08:0017 Nov 2015|

Working with Wikipedia articles

Hypothesis is exploring the use of on-line annotation to provide review and enhancement of Wikipedia articles. The Neuroscience Wiki Project encourages the neuroscience community to improve the accuracy and robustness of neuroscience articles by directly editing Wikipedia.  While that approach is still best, many researchers may not have time or be unsure of proper protocols [...]

By |2015-12-16T20:58:26-08:0029 Sep 2015|

Using Atom feeds to receive Hypothesis notifications in Slack

Update: We have since implemented RSS and that turns out to be a better solution than Atom for Slack integration. To use it, just change stream.atom to stream.rss in the examples here. At Hypothesis we've recently started using Slack for team communication. We've also recently spruced up our Atom feed. Let's look at how you [...]

By |2017-05-24T17:56:09-07:0016 Jul 2015|

Integrating Hypothesis using Ajax and CORS

We've recently added two ways to integrate Hypothesis with other systems: CORS (Cross-Origin Resource Sharing) and Atom. We'll explore what you can do with CORS here, and with Atom feeds in another post. It's long been possible to embed Hypothesis in an iframe on a web page. On this page you can see two examples. The first [...]

By |2015-06-19T00:37:41-07:0019 Jun 2015|

Farewell to bookmarklets

This post originated as http://blog.jonudell.net/2015/05/13/farewell-to-bookmarklets/ in the voice of Jon Udell, not the voice of Hypothesis. I posted it here in part to explore how Hypothesis can attach annotations to documents that are the same or similar. Dan Whaley made some annotations to the WordPress preview here that reflect the voice of Hypothesis. Now what? [...]

By |2015-05-14T15:37:07-07:0013 May 2015|

I Annotate Hack Days

I Annotate is a two day collaborative conversation centered around annotation on April 23 - 24th in San Francisco. After all that inspiration, we're confident attendees will want to code something! So, we've added two more days to the event for some heads down coding time. We're also inviting anyone who's got an annotation project—no [...]

By |2015-04-29T10:02:21-07:007 Apr 2015|

Welcoming Sean Hammond

Sean Hammond joined the team here at Hypothesis this month. Before joining Hypothesis Sean was a developer and documentation and technical training lead on the CKAN project at Open Knowledge - empowering citizens by creating and promoting the open source platform for open data. Previously Sean was lead developer for Find Me, an early iPad [...]

By |2017-02-23T10:50:59-08:0010 Mar 2015|