Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Social Notwork: Ownership, Copyright and Challenging the Status Quo

It’s no secret that when Facebook hit the net in 2004, it revolutionised the way we share information online. But, cloaked by the fanfare of its arrival, the social network ushered in an ideology viewed by many as infringing upon … Continue reading

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The humble beginnings of peer review alternatives: Stevan Hanard and Open Peer Commentary

I originally wrote this article for ScienceMediaWatch, a blog that focussed on, among other things, the shortcomings of peer review. I thought it important to take a step back and explore the roots of the peer review model. Dr. Steven … Continue reading

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