Topic: Pro-Ams

Just some food for thought on a Friday. I came across the term "pro-am" only very recently and it immediately struck me as pertinent to the world of biological recording. Some further reading/viewing here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amateur_professionalism
http://www.demos.co.uk/publications/proameconomy/
http://www.ted.com/talks/charles_leadbe … ation.html

Re: Pro-Ams

Interesting stuff.

Richard Burkmar
Merseyside BioBank LRC