The 12th Invest in ME Conference, Part 1
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"Meet the Robin Hood of Science"

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Dolphin, Feb 11, 2016.

  1. Dolphin

    Dolphin Senior Member

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  2. SilverbladeTE

    SilverbladeTE Senior Member

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    GOOD!!
    all science MUST be free and in Public domain or it is NOT credible "science"
    power and profit, ego and tenure, and for use as weapons of mass destruction = corruption and untrustworthy
    and scientists across the globe need access to all works to ensure no wasted effort, or debate and show issues etc
    you need Joe Bloggs in India or whenever to say to his/her colleagues "hey, you made a mistake there..."
    when it's an exclusive club...it's both corrupting and prevents the facts being checked.
     
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  3. A.B.

    A.B. Senior Member

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    Journals might even die out in the future. The internet makes a lot of middlemen obsolete.
     
  4. sarah darwins

    sarah darwins I told you I was ill

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    I'm sure this is what Aaron Swartz would have done had he not been hounded to suicide. The documentary The Internet's Own Boy is well worth seeking out — very inspiring, despite the sadness. Any article on this subject should mention him.
     
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  5. leela

    leela Slow But Hopeful

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    I had the same thought, @sarah darwins--it's odd they didn't mention Aaron.
     
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  6. jadam914

    jadam914 Foggy member

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    Yes, he is well known in IT circles. His is a story of people on power destroying others that most of us can appreciate. And a powerful and sad one too.
     
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    valentinelynx Senior Member

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    Just tried it. Awesome!
     
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    Denise Senior Member

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