science is still (largely)
rooted in 17th c. practices.
(with more powerful horses)
early forms of knowledge sharing
our current systems are
designed to create
despite original intentions.
we’re locked in old mechanisms.
What Des-Cartes did was a good step.
You have added much several ways, &
especially in taking ye colours of thin
plates into philosophical consideration.
If I have seen further it is by standing on
ye shoulders of Giants.
- Isaac Newton, 1676
existing system is imperfect
traditions last not because they are
excellent, but because inﬂuential
people are averse to change and
because of the sheer burdens of
transition to a better state ...
power, performance, scale
current state of science
some have a ﬁrehose
leveraging the power of
the web for scholarship
- access to content, data, code, materials.
- emergence of “web-native” tools.
- rewards for openness, interop, collaboration, sharing.
- push for ROI, reuse, recomputability, transparency.
emergence of new