I posted a rather lengthy comment to a post by David Zetland under the title “Libertarian Communism” at the Aguanomics blog. It discusses “the power structures that affect our lives” in terms of centralized vs. decentralized (what I might prefer to call dispersed) and coercive vs. free, each portrayed as a dichotomy. I don’t know…
Why it is misguided for open access advocates to bash paywall publishers for asserting their copyright.
“Slow Scientists” call for unlimited time to think. But perhaps they should be careful what they wish for.
Is it not time that science metrics shift their focus from what is worthy of attention to who has a good track record of solving problems and what information in the literature can be regarded as trustworthy because successful problem solvers have successfully relied upon it?
Claims that the capacity for self-correction is what separates science from other endeavours don’t hold up when you look at some of those other endeavours.