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August 10, 2012

Open and Shut: #OpenScience #OpenAccess #OpenData around the web

 

One of things I’m most excited about at the moment is Hypothes.is. The idea is to create a distributed, open-source platform that allows for the collaborative evaluation of information. It does this by taking a tried and tested model, community peer review, and uses this as the basis for creating a very dynamic commenting system. Dan Whaley, one of the minds behind Hypothes.is, recently gave a talk at the ievobio conference in Ottawa, where he discussed peer review and also offered the first public glimpse of the hypothes.is prototype (at around 57mins):

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Tweet of the Day:

Every day I seem to be turning down requests to do peer reviews. My rule of thumb is only to do free peer reviews for open access journals.
@owenbarder
Owen Barder
This entry was posted on August 10, 2012 by Kamil Mizera and tagged , , , , , .

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