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Recent posts

Big Science == Big Skills Gap

Over on Nature News, Eric Hand's article "'Big science' spurs collaborative trend" is subtitled, "Complicated projects mean that science is becoming more glo...
January 20, 2010

How Are The Mighty Fallen

I was OK when Safari started selling photography books. I was even OK when they started selling “secret to business success” books. But this? sigh
January 19, 2010

Was Designed To, But Didn’t

Michael Clarke has written a thoughtful post exploring why the web hasn't disrupted scientific publishing, even though it was designed to do exactly that.
January 18, 2010

Unreadable Through Bloglines

Bloglines apparently doesn’t like this feed: Bloglines has encountered an error trying to fetch the latest version of this feed. Bloglines handles errors aut...
January 18, 2010