The Virtual Science Hub (ViSH) is a collaborative content repository where scientists and teachers will be able to exchange and establish collaborations
It includes a virtual excursion room, where pupils will be able to experience real e-science applications in areas of high relevance for the future, such as nano- and biotechnologies.
The ViSH is the first content-oriented network build with Social Stream. It demostrates Social Stream’s power and flexibility for creating social network websites.
Compared to Social Stream’s demo site, which has a Google+ relation model, the ViSH has the same Twitter follow model.
Besides, the ViSH main content in the social network are virtual excursion. A demonstration of the flexibility of Social Stream for developing new social media.
Most of the functionality has been reused, such as authentication, profiles, avatar upload, private messages and notifications.