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open source science…

January 17, 2012

This one is for all my Research Methods students (past and present). We spend quite a bit of time considering what the scientific process is and how it works, but I have to admit, in an attempt to “keep it simple”, I don’t always engage with some of the controversies that surround how science really works – as in what happens when you take that idealized notion of the scientific process and implement it in the “real world” where economic, social, personal, and professional pressures all work to distort the ideal. A new article in the New York Times does some of the heavy lifting for us, so we can take a look at what keeps scientists up at night…

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