Preprints, short and sweet

Photo courtesy of Nelli Hankonen

These are slides (with added text content to make more sense) from a small presentation I held at the University of Helsinki. Mainly of interest to academic researchers.

TL;DR: To get the most out of scientific publishing, we may need imitate physics a bit, and bypass the old gatekeepers. If the slideshare below is of crappy quality, check out the slides here.

UPDATE: There’s a new (September 2019) paper out on peer review effectiveness. Doesn’t look superfab:

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ps. if you prefer video, this explains things in four minutes 🙂