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Wolfie's fine, honey
Insatiably sci-curious. Martinis should be stirred, not shaken. Life finds a way.
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Wolfie's fine, honey 12m
Replying to @davidclewis
Cor!
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Wolfie's fine, honey 59m
Nice photo essay here on abandoned American rail tracks.
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Wolfie's fine, honey 2h
Replying to @MichaelELewis_
It's legalised theft.
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Jon Tennant 3h
"Come for the dinosaurs, stay for the scholarly publishing revolution" ;)
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Wolfie's fine, honey 3h
Replying to @Protohedgehog
If you want more details on why scientific publishing is a broken system, follow . The revolution is coming.
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Wolfie's fine, honey 3h
Replying to @Scientits
But scientists are trapped in this model, because a lot of whether they get grant funding or not depends on their publication record.
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Wolfie's fine, honey 3h
Replying to @Scientits
When you look at the science publishing model it beggars belief. Like milking a cow, giving the milk to someone and they sell it back to you
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Wolfie's fine, honey 3h
For once, Betteridge's Law not applicable. This is a big fat yes.
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Wolfie's fine, honey 3h
I am not defending it, merely pointing out how dealing in mega figures all the time changes your perception.
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Wolfie's fine, honey 3h
Replying to @ThereWillBeGin
Brilliant! Loving it.
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Wolfie's fine, honey 5h
Replying to @ThereWillBeGin
We're only 3 months into the fiscal year - will likely be hoovered up from uncommitted budgets.
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Wolfie's fine, honey 5h
Replying to @ThereWillBeGin
They won't have even got that far yet. Treasury will simply be told to 'find it.'
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Ben Wikler 9h
1. Tonight, something kinda magical happened on the steps of the Capitol. It started like this:
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Wolfie's fine, honey 5h
Replying to @ThereWillBeGin
Frustrating, but that's how the system works.
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Wolfie's fine, honey 5h
Replying to @ThereWillBeGin
Even within departments - if one area is overspent and another under, they generally cannot be used to offset each other.
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Wolfie's fine, honey 5h
Replying to @ThereWillBeGin
Not how Govt works. Funding to various departments is strictly allocated and cannot be moved between areas.
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Wolfie's fine, honey 5h
Replying to @EwaSR
I'd consider you eclectic - that's your brand, so there can't really be anything that's off brand.
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Wolfie's fine, honey 5h
Replying to @ThereWillBeGin
You lose the sense of value of money because you never have to scrabble around to find it.
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Wolfie's fine, honey 5h
Replying to @ThereWillBeGin
I don't mean that flippantly, but I used to work in Govt and managed tens of millions of pounds. You get used to it.
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Wolfie's fine, honey 5h
Replying to @ThereWillBeGin
Govt pays over £40 billion a year just in interest on debt. Dead money. Honestly, £1 billion is small change.
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