“Get Me Off Your Fucking Mailing List” has been peer reviewed and accepted for publication

Indeed yes, a scientific paper entitled “Get Me Off Your Fucking Mailing List” has been peer reviewed and accepted for publication. So the story here is that back in 2005 the authors,  David Mazières and Eddie Kohler, wrote this “paper” as a joke reply to the gazillions of emails they get from vanity journals. When solicited for a submission … Read more “Get Me Off Your Fucking Mailing List” has been peer reviewed and accepted for publication

Liberating Science

There is some really encouraging news in the Guardian today concerning the highly annoying pay-walls that lock a lot of very interesting things away. In a pre-internet era it all made sense. Various publishers took responsibility for the printing and distribution of credible peer-reviewed journals. That obviously involved costs, so they charge, and of course … Read more Liberating Science