Daily Archives: October 11, 2013

The Good and the Bad of Open Access Journals

A recent paper in Science reported some very disturbing results: a manuscript with major flaws that any competent reviewer should notice was accepted by the majority of journals to which it was submitted, without major criticisms. As a final comment, … Continue reading

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Make a Diff – Crowdsourcing for Good!

Make a Diff is a platform that connects technology experts with nonprofit organizations. Nonprofits can access skilled volunteers – developers, designers, project managers, and more – to help convert ideas into successful charitable projects. With Make a Diff, nonprofits list … Continue reading

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Tweeting turns us into lemmings

There is a clear lemming effect on the internet, where we’re keen to show that we like the same things as our peers. But we also quickly lose interest again, new study reveals. The researchers found that Tweeters behave to … Continue reading

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