As ever, I recommend you read Martin Weller’s latest. It offers a convincing overview of the odious effects of Gold Open Access, a model that may well lock in elitism, and that “reinforces the power of commercial publishers, simply maintains a status quo, and keeps the peer-reviewed 5000 word article as the primary focus of […]Read more "You ever get the feeling you’ve been cheated?"
Yet another dose of goodness from David Kernohan, reproduced in full: Every blog post I read, every tweeted link I see, every breathless gushing article about “tsunamis” and “disruption” I flick past is a nail in the coffin of rational and realistic debate about the way connected technology can support learning. Every sturm und drang […]Read more "I’ve taken the pledge"
Better to burn out? shared CC by MrGluSniffer Neil Young has always held a special place in my life. He was the first rock musician to really connect with me, I was eleven years old. Perhaps strangely, it was with Everybody’s Rockin’ and Trans, which at the time were records considered to be perverse goofs […]Read more "It’s not enough to think about how close we came"