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Archives for October, 2008

SEED endorses Obama

Subject says it all…the editors of SEED have endorsed Obama for President.

I’m at a workshop on eChemistry today, and we were asked to prepare position statements. I’m not going to blog the conference – it’s a private thing – but figured I would post my position statement here. We were asked to answer some questions. I chose to answer this one: “do you assess the potential…

Happy Open Access Day…

So today is Open Access Day. (If you don’t know what Open Access is, get thee to Peter Suber’s blog for background). I’ve spent a lot of the past week in and around OA meetings. I went to the Bethesda 2 meeting on Friday at Howard Hughes Medical Institute, where a lot of the people…

Welcome to Common Knowledge

On the Googles, Common Knowledge gets more than 25,000,000 hits. It’s a market research company, a scholarship foundation, a non profit fundraising firm, and in its inverse as Uncommon Knowledge part of a conservative group site, and an interview series at the Hoover Institution. We can take the Wikipedia entry: Common knowledge is what “everybody…