The Scientific Paper — Is It Obsolete? Apr 2018

The Atlantic (@TheAtlantic)
April 5, 2018

The scientific paper is obsolete. @jsomers predicts what will take its place:

The Atlantic

Excellent article.

What would protect the author’s IP?
How long could one use the paper before the publication software became obsolete?
Short of obsolescence, periodic software upgrades would surely break the publication software.

So, at best, the publication would have a 3 to 5 year useful life.

Two words: ‘no way’

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