82: More janitors and fewer architects

Episode 82 · April 15th, 2019 · 1 hr 11 mins

About this Episode

We answer a listener question on the possible negative consequences of the open science movement—are things moving too quickly?

Links and things we discuss in the episode:

  • We have a new logo, if you haven't already noticed...
  • Contact us via our website form!
  • Considering the potential downsides of open science
  • Here come dat boi meme explination
  • The dangers of open access by fiat
  • The role of commercial entities in open science
  • The “University of Oslo fancy Norway people-pay-taxes oil money bloody library
  • Dropping the success rate of grants to increase the quality of evaluation
  • Reframing open science reform efforts to a mission of equity and fairness
  • We don’t know the process behind university sexual harassment/misconduct investigations
  • Does transparency even matter if people won’t follow up on problems?
  • James' prediction: If someone starts a journal that ONLY does Registered Report, this will be very successful
  • The milkshake duck tweet and an explanation
  • Paul Roos and his “no dickheads” policy
  • Linking DOIs
  • We can't let edge case scenarios, which may not even play out, hobble progress

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Music credits: [Lee Rosevere](freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/)

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Episode citation and permanent link
Quintana, D.S., Heathers, J.A.J. (Hosts). (2019, April 15) "More janitors and fewer architects" Everything Hertz [Audio podcast], doi: 10.17605/OSF.IO/7ZR9J

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