Jan-Werner Müller has a good piece in the NY review of books concerning the situation around the #ceu in #hungary. It's pretty depressing, to say the least. http://www.nybooks.com/daily/2017/05/20/hungary-the-war-on-education-ceu/ #academia #academicfreedom
"All of us, when we are uploading something, when we are tagging people, when we are commenting, we are basically working for Facebook".
"OPEN ACCESS THREATENS SCIENCE!!!* *find out how for $38" https://mobile.twitter.com/AcademiaObscura/status/868103257205473280 #openaccess
By the way, if there are any humanities academics here that use #academia.edu or #researchgate, have a look at Humanities Commons (https://hcommons.org). Not exactly a coop but non-profit and run by scholars, thus much less subject to the inherent conflicts of interest than the commercial academic social networking platforms.
It's time for academics to take back control of research journals
social.coop is a a coop-run corner of the fediverse, a cooperative and transparent approach to operating a social platform. We are currently closed to new memberships while we improve our internal processes and policies, and plan to re-open to new folks when that work is complete. [9/2/2018]