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When Worlds Collide #72: Open Science and Closed Societies: Can it work?

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday broadsheet newspaper on 30 June 2013 “Let us drink to the success of our hopeless endeavour,” was a favourite toast of old Soviet dissidents. As things turned out, … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #65: When Making Fun is No Laughing Matter…

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 5 May 2013 May 3 was World Press Freedom Day – a misnomer in this multimedia age, but nevertheless a cause worth celebrating and defending. There … Continue reading

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