Why it is misguided for open access advocates to bash paywall publishers for asserting their copyright.
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?
Open Science advocates want to accelerate scientific discovery, but should we instead emphasise opening up decision-making around the direction of scientific discovery?
Science as a Public Enterprise (SAPE) is an initiative of the Royal Society. They’ve called for evidence on how open scientific data can support public values. I’m publishing my draft replies here before submitting them to the RS.