Open Access

René Pickhardt on August 27th, 2014

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: This is my personal list of people that I admire. In a sense I would say if you want to know what I stand for you can just have a brief look at this list and at the values, norms and ideas the people of the list stand for. [...]

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René Pickhardt on May 1st, 2013

The slides of my talk in the web science education workshop can be found here. The talk was about two things: Our application for the web science mooc (

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René Pickhardt on March 19th, 2013

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: During the past two months I invested quite some of my spare free time to contribute to the organization of the open access event Rigor and Openness in 21st century science which will take place in the University of Oxford on April 11th and 12th. The Idea of the [...]

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Download the slidedeck of our talk at fosdem 2013 including all the resources that we pointed to. Most important other links are: source code slides from the talk data sets proposal cypher benchmark was great talking here and again we are open source, open data and so on. So if you have suggestions or want [...]

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Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: During my trip in China I was visiting Beijing on two weekends and Maceau on another weekend. These trips have been mainly motivated to meet old friends. Especially the heads behind the biggest English resource of Chinese Rock music Rock in China who are Max-Leonhard von Schaper and the [...]

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Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: Being strong pro on the topic of open access I always try to publish all my work on my blog but sometimes I am busy or I forget to update so today I took the time to look at all my old drafts and the stuff that hasn’t been [...]

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René Pickhardt on September 20th, 2012

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: Hey everyone, longtime no see! Well yeah the summer time usually means vaccation and traveling and so on. But I also have been busy creating some cool content and visiting some conference! So first of all together with my friend Leon Kastler I have established our new WeST Blog. [...]

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Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: During my vaccation a lot of stuff has been happened and it was just for today that I came along the following article and discussion: Yes you read correctly the royal society wants to create open access to all publications financed by the British government. What a big [...]

Continue reading about Big step towards open access by Great Britain and a comment from Neelie Kroes

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: I am at www2012 conference and after the keynote by Neelie Kroes there was a panel discussion with her, Tim Berners Lee and Gille Babinet. The discussion was about the question “Weather access to an open internet should be a human right?” Clearly knowing where I am standing on [...]

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René Pickhardt on April 18th, 2012

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: disclaimer: this is a very sloppy summary of the keynote speech of Sir Tim Berners Lee. It is neither spellchecked it was taking as notes while sitting inside. I hope I find the time after www2012 to go over it and improve it. take aways Decentralized design that is [...]

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