November 29, 2014
I had the opportunity to give a short talk at the Neurodata Without Borders Hackathon on behavioral annotation for neurophysiology data.
August 18, 2014
Yesterday, I noticed a comment on Twitter where Erin McKiernan expressed confusion over Elsevier’s Open Access policy: Q: Have you seen an exclusive license requirement on open access publishing agreements? Surely not BOAI compliant. @MikeTay...
April 15, 2013
An open letter to Larry Swanson: Why it is important for neuroscientists to debate the Brain Initiative in public
Dear Larry Swanson,I’m writing in response to your letter to SfN members regarding the Brain Initiative, primarily because I strongly disagree with one of your key points. In the letter, you write: While we should all continue to explore and disc...
December 14, 2012
A quick thought, inspired on twitter:Money is protected as “free speech”, hence lobbying is legal. We can give money to other persons to speak for us.Could we nail down the “value” of protesting? That is, what is the amount of money I would need t...
October 30, 2012
Here are the #altmetrics that I want to see for individual research papers: How many journal clubs are discussing this? How often was this mentioned at campus pubs? How many entrepreneurs saved this into their Mendeley library? How many lives ...