Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Dolphin, Feb 11, 2016.
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.
Journals might even die out in the future. The internet makes a lot of middlemen obsolete.
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.
I had the same thought, @sarah darwins--it's odd they didn't mention Aaron.
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.
Just tried it. Awesome!
@wdb pointed to this article about the same person http://www.sciencealert.com/this-wo...nal-articles-in-an-attempt-to-open-up-science
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