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Microsoft’s purchase of GitHub leaves some scientists uneasy

Nature, Vol. 558, No. 7710. (15 June 2018), pp. 353-353,


They fear the online platform will become less open, but other researchers say the buyout could make GitHub more useful. [Excerpt] GitHub — a website that has become popular with scientists collaborating on research data and software — is to be acquired by Microsoft [...] [::Decentralized systems] Daniel Himmelstein, a data scientist at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, says that GitHub is problematic for researchers, but that this has nothing to do with the Microsoft acquisition. GitHub hosts repositories of code or data ...


The importance of free and open source software and open standards in modern scientific publishing

Publications, Vol. 1, No. 2. (26 June 2013), pp. 49-55,


In this paper we outline the reasons why we believe a reliance on the use of proprietary computer software and proprietary file formats in scientific publication have negative implications for the conduct and reporting of science. There is increasing awareness and interest in the scientific community about the benefits offered by free and open source software. We discuss the present state of scientific publishing and the merits of advocating for a wider adoption of open standards in science, particularly where it ...


(INRMM-MiD internal record) List of keywords of the INRMM meta-information database - part 9

(February 2014)
Keywords: colli-euganei   collinearity   colombia   colophospermum-mopane   color-blindness   color-photos   colorado   colutea-arborescens   combretum-imberbe   combustion-emission   command-line   common-bird-index   common-name-alder   common-name-ash   common-name-beech   common-name-yew   commons   communicating-uncertainty   community   community-modelling   community-structure   community-structures   comparison   competition   competition-vs-coexistence   complex-systems   complexes   complexity   complexity-vs-uncertainty   component-based   compsidia-populnea   compsilura-concinnata   computational-science   computational-science-automation   computational-science-literacy   computer-science   cone-crop   conefor-sensinode   confirmation-bias   conflicts   confusion-matrix   congo   coniferales   coniferophyta   coniferopsida   conifers   connectivity   conocarpus-erectus   consensus   conservation   conservation-biology   conservation-strategies   console   constrained-innovation   constrained-spatial-multi-frequency-analysis   constraints   context-aware   continental-scale   continuity   control-   control-dynamics   control-problem   control-program-vs-users   controversial-monetarisation   convolutional-neural-networks   conyza-canadensis   cooling   cooperation   coppice   coppice-forest   coppice-sessile-oak   coppice-stools   copyleft   cordex   cordia-boissieri   cordia-sebestena   cork   cornus-florida   cornus-mas   cornus-nuttallii   cornus-officinalis   cornus-sanguinea   cornus-spp   coroebus-florentinus   correlation-analysis   correlative-approach   corridors   corrigenda   corroboration   corsica   corsican-nuthatch   corsican-pine   cortusa-matthioli   corylus-avellana   corylus-colchica   corylus-colurna   corylus-spp   corymbia-calophylla   cosmetic-use   inrmm-list-of-tags  


List of indexed keywords within the transdisciplinary set of domains which relate to the Integrated Natural Resources Modelling and Management (INRMM). In particular, the list of keywords maps the semantic tags in the INRMM Meta-information Database (INRMM-MiD). [\n] The INRMM-MiD records providing this list are accessible by the special tag: inrmm-list-of-tags ( ). ...


Why free software is more important now than ever before

Wired, Vol. 2013, No. 9. (28 November 2013)


[Excerpt] It is now 30 years since I launched the campaign for freedom in computing, that is, for software to be free or “libre” (we use that word to emphasize that we’re talking about freedom, not price). Some proprietary programs, such as Photoshop, are very expensive; others, such as Flash Player, are available gratis — either way, they subject their users to someone else’s power. Much has changed since the beginning of the free software movement: Most people in advanced countries now ...

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Meta-information Database (INRMM-MiD).
This database integrates a dedicated meta-information database in CiteULike (the CiteULike INRMM Group) with the meta-information available in Google Scholar, CrossRef and DataCite. The Altmetric database with Article-Level Metrics is also harvested. Part of the provided semantic content (machine-readable) is made even human-readable thanks to the DCMI Dublin Core viewer. Digital preservation of the meta-information indexed within the INRMM-MiD publication records is implemented thanks to the Internet Archive.
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