This is a fun robot.
Stop me if you've heard this rant from me before Show more
Abolish copyright on science ⚛️
Then every journal will be an open access journal
"Come trovare articoli scientifici" - https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/come-trovare-articoli-scientifici-un-anno-dopo-cristina-buscaglia/
@drb Yes it is.
Perhaps one reason it hasn't taken off is that there's a lot of complexity in making sure the tags different sites use map over cleanly. That's what SKOS tackles.
And yes, it is sad how the standards aiding whizz-bang fancy UIs are taking precedence over those that actually extended what can be achieved with the web.
Any smart WordPress people out there have an idea for a better theme that would work well for the content on https://www.handsonmechanics.org ?
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The reaction we should be having to watching Will Wheaton get bullied and harassed out of the fediverse is not "I thought you people would be better!" It's "I thought Mastodon was designed to protect people from exactly this."
Peoples is peoples, and we're going to find ways to be mean to each other no matter how we organize ourselves. Technology can constrain that meanness, or amplify it. Twitter's a megaphone. Can we build Mastodon into a nice set of noise-cancelling headphones?
This is an incredible Rube Goldberg machine.
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