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skadamat · 2024-03-28 · Original thread
Highly recommend reading Scientific Freedom (published by Stripe Press in fact) which touches on the important topic of the shrinking freedom in professionalized scientific research:

skadamat · 2024-02-03 · Original thread
Donald Braben's book touches on what's changed pretty well I felt (published by Stripe press too):

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