Draft post cleanup #3: The Open Knowledge Foundation

Yet another post in my “draft blog post cleanup” series.  Here is #3 from just a few weeks ago:

Interesting article in PLoS Biology:  PLoS Biology: The Open Knowledge Foundation: Open Data Means Better Science.  It discusses many issues in open science especially as they relate to open data.

Some links from this paper are worth checking out

This article reminds me that I keep meaning to push for the development of a “Datawatch” system much like the “RetractionWatch” systems of Ivan Oransky. I have discussed this with Ivan but we have not yet gotten around to doing it … 

Author: Jonathan Eisen

I am an evolutionary biologist and a Professor at U. C. Davis. (see my lab site here). My research focuses on the origin of novelty (how new processes and functions originate). To study this I focus on sequencing and analyzing genomes of organisms, especially microbes and using phylogenomic analysis

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