Outcomes of FLC project – Revising my cluster course to reflect “open production”

This FLC sparked my interest in the idea of “open production” in science – a way of performing work that hews more closely to the ideals of how science “ought” to work and to some extent a remedy for the pressures at most academic institutions to engage in practices that degrade scientific quality.   Course redesign – Open production I …

Blockchain info

In one of our discussions, we discussed the concept of a blockchain. The IEEE conveniently published a collection of readable, informative articles on blockchains shortly after our conversation (how they work, why they’re useful, why they’re drawing huge investments, etc.). If you’re even remotely curious about the concept, it’s worth a look.