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  1. Jul 2017
    1. The reaction from a historian was that they’d never heard of this – which is also the reaction of all colleagues that I’ve mentioned this to – whereas librarians, both on Twitter and at the Research Data Management conference I was attending, were surprised that historians would even hesitate if they could share their research data.

      THIS. historians contrasted with librarians

    1. you are only a click away from scans of many of the declassified primary sources Suri used to develop his argument. This gives the reader a radically transparent view into the source material supporting the case Suri argues. Imagine what this kind of source transparency could do if it became standard practice for historical journals.

      This links to a previous annotation of mine about the importance of publishing research data - in recent years this has become a thing, and in some cases (in the sciences) publishing research data has become mandatory

    1. This is where the Markdown syntax shines. Markdown is a syntax for marking semantic elements within a document explicitly, not in some hidden layer.

      I use Ullysses as a writing tool, which uses markdown, and I've only just touched the surface of what it can do for the writing process, but I love it. I love the idea behind it of not being distracted by form: content is all.