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Open Science on Quora: Why Are We Not There, Yet?

In his Reinventing Discovery: The New Era of Networked Science, Nielsen argues that networked digital tools, such as discussion boards and online marketplaces, can make it easier for scientists to pool their data, share methodologies, and find collaborators, and actually, … Continue reading

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Redefining Authority in Authorship: Future of Text is More Than Text

“Writing unfolds like a game that invariably goes beyond its own rules and transgresses its limits.” (Michel Foucault, What is an Author) Hans Dillaerts has recently posted a video to his Infodoc hub which aggregates such jewels for scholarly authors, … Continue reading

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Openness Shock: Are We Mice or Are We Academics?

“Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen. (John Steinbeck)” A link to an article stood out among the Berlin9 tweets rush yesterday during the Harold Varmus … Continue reading

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OAI7 Workshop at CERN – Attending? Yes!

CERN Workshop on Innovations in Scholarly Communication also known as OAI7, will be held at the University of Geneva on 22-24 June 2011. Main themes will involve Open Access publishing, integration and advocacy, heading towards machine-actionable scholarly communication, Open Science … Continue reading

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Nielsen Talks About Open Science over Skype in Rijeka, Croatia

Rijeka welcomed Nielsen’s first Skype talk yesterday and his theme was, as usual, the benefits and obstacles to open science. From his apartment in Toronto, he gave an inspiring introduction to a possible second open science revolution for both students … Continue reading

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Michael Nielsen: Doing Science In the Open at the University Campus in Rijeka, Croatia

Today, we will have Michael Nielsen speaking about Open Science via Skype video at the Science and Technology Park, University Campus in Rijeka, Croatia. We have invited students to join the debate. Nielsen explains what he will discuss: “The internet is … Continue reading

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Lawrence Lessig Discusses Open Access Movement at CERN

Lawrence Lessig, a Harvard professor, and a leader of the free culture movement, held a lecture at CERN recently, discussing the architecture of access to scientific knowledge on the internet. While explaining “how badly we have messed things up” by … Continue reading

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