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Review: Planned Obsolescence

It is rare that how a book is made is as important as its content. Robert Rodriguez’s El Mariachi stands on its own as an outstanding action film, yet it is a rare review that does not mention the tiny budget with which it was accomplished. And here it is difficult to resist the urge […]
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IRBs and Clean Secrets

There’s a comment piece I wrote that appears in today’s issue of the journal Nature that talks a bit about the role of open data and IRBs. But I worry that perhaps in the number of iterations it made before publication the main point got muddied a bit. So here it is: Funding agencies and […]
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And I Blog…

Certainly not the first time a Twitter thread has led to a bumper sticker: michaelzimmer: Right now: I supposed to be working on a journal article (tenure), but instead I’m writing a blog post (impact). halavais: ∴ impact ≠ tenure RT @michaelzimmer: I supposed to be working on a journal article (tenure), but instead I’m writing […]
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The New University Press

The future of the book, and of the publishing industry, has far less to do with what you produce, and far more to do with enabling an ongoing conversation. This isn’t news to any of you, you live it. But it’s easy, in the midst of a project, to get seduced by the myth that […]
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