I recently got myself the books of Edward Tufte. His publications are said to have revolutionised visual communication. At least that’s what graphic designers say. Some of his principles made their way into scientific graphs as well. But they are far from being universally applied. Why is that? …


by Florian D. Schneider

Data, computer code and manuscripts are the produce of scientific work. It is what we make. Nowadays, people claim that all of it has to be Open Access or Open Source. But what is that all about?

The legal background to consider when making things publicly…

Florian D. Schneider

Environmental Scientist working on biodiversity topics and philosophy of science. Freelance Biologist and Research Associate at TU Darmstadt.

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