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RE: My little paper reinforcing generic status of Giraffatitan etc
> Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2012 18:37:46 -0700
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> Subject: Re: My little paper reinforcing generic status of Giraffatitan etc
> Things are becoming more and more decentralized which can be
> good for science.
The main problem (imho) is that as things get more decentralized, it gets
harder to keep up with the current state of affairs of the field.
> I regularly see junk published in reputable journals,
> while some stuff on blogs is really insightful. The main problem with
> blog posts is they can disappear, i.e. get deleted, at any time.
That's another problem of decentralization. (granted, its also a risk with
> There was an interesting and relevant article in the NYT a few years
> back... For those who missed it:
> Paul P.