Apparently, one of the questions nobody is asking is: "What’s the question nobody is asking?"
RT @email@example.com: That $35 that scientific journals charge you to read a paper goes 100% to the publisher, 0% to the authors. If you just email us to ask for our papers, we are allowed to send them to you for free, and we will be genuinely delighted to do so. https://twitter.com/mantia/status/1013559718759956481
Let's not forget who the real enemies are: sites you are visiting for the first time that give you a notification telling you to sign up.
reminder that your computer/phone works because there's a little crystal in a circuit in there being zapped with lightning to make it wiggle so the rest of the computer can keep time like it's a metronome
I can’t believe Cookie Monster was behind GDPR all along
The first piece I've seen that both (a) uses the phrase "intellectual dark web" and (b) is actually worth reading.
(Linked From slatestarcodex)
Hey Rocky, watch me pull a decentralized social network outta my hat!