In this controversial opinion piece, German science expert Stefan Hornbostel argues that some transparency is good for science - but too much can backfire, reducing the efficiency and quality of research and eroding public trust.
Coko Foundation is constructing an open source technology framework with separate components that can be assembled and reassembled to support a wide range of use cases. All code is open source under an MIT license.
Elsevier Serves the Global Research Community to Deliver Open Science
Dr. Jon Tennant’s June 29 article in The Guardian Online, "Elsevier are corrupting open science in Europe," raises fundamental questions about open science, and is coupled with misinformation about Elsevier’s role. Both deserve a response.
Scholarly Publishing Is Broken. Here’s How to Fix It
Imagine using version control to track the process of research in real time. Peer review becomes a community-governed process, where the quality of engagement becomes the hallmark of individual reputations. All research outputs can be published and credited with not an 'impact factor' in sight.