Jabberwocky Ecology

Courting controversy & academic ponzi schemes [Things you should read]

Anyone who has been around the halls of academia for a while has heard some well meaning soul talk about how we produce too many PhD students for the number of faculty positions, that this is unfair, and… Read More

The real problem with PubCred

I really appreciated Jeremy and Owen’s follow up to my original post about PubCred. They have clearly thought a lot about the feasibility of implementing their system and while I still don’t agree that it’s quite as straightforward… Read More

Why PubCred is both easy to implement and better than real money [Guest post]

After posting about PubCreds I emailed the authors of the original article to invite a response because: 1) it’s only fair if you’re going to criticize someone’s idea to give them a chance to defend it; and 2)… Read More