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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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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.
Owen Barder
This entry was posted on August 10, 2012 by Kamil Mizera and tagged , , , , , .

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