Monthly Archives: October 2013

Rampant parasitism hits the open access journal concept!

Many years back, before I tired of Slashdot, my signature included a phrase I’d picked up from some essay on systems theory: “All successful systems accumulate parasites.” As a vociferous advocate of open access publication, I would now observe: “Wow!—do … Continue reading

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History’s Seven Dumbest Self-Inflicted Political Disasters

As I’m sitting here both feral and furloughed—my major source of funding is under a “do not work” order [1]—it seems time for another blog entry before—out-sourcing myself— I head over to Europe, which is still very much in business, … Continue reading

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