The blank page

Featured image by Lukas Blazek on Unsplash I promised myself two days ago to write an article a day on this blog. I’ve already done two since then. It is 7:10 p.m. this Saturday, October 19, and I still don’t know what to write. That is why this article is titled “The blank page” ?. When I challenged […]

On doing things on time

Featured image by Aron Visuals on Unsplash Next week, my friend Jo and I are going to Abidjan ✈️ to attend the eLearning Africa conference. We are going to give a knowledge exchange talk about how open science is paving the future of scientific research and scholarly publishing in Africa. This talk is kind of strategic for us […]

Comment se faire des amis

Comment se faire des amis – Ou l’histoire d’un introverti qui en a marre de la solitude. Pour les personnes qui me connaissent bien, je suis ce qu’on pourrait qualifier d’introverti extrême. Plus jeune, tout mon temps où je n’étais pas à l’école, je le passais dans ma chambre. Il y a quelques jours, j’ai […]

Open Science in Africa – Challenges, Opportunities and Perspectives

Justin Ahinon and Jo Havemann, both founders of AfricArXiv, talk in this article about the development of Open Science Services in Africa, initiatives, the current situation and chances in the future. This article was originally published at (doi:10.5281/zenodo.1492745) Open Science is becoming increasingly popular globally and provides unprecedented opportunities for scientists in Africa, South East […]

Using Open Science tools to solve agriculture issues

From April 13 to 15, 2018, the city of Kumasi in Ghana hosted Africa Open Science & Hardware, a science and open hardware summit. The Open Science Blog was represented at this summit. It was on this occasion that we met Freda Yamorti Gbande, a young Ghanaian activist actively using the tools and principles of […]

Les outils de travail collaboratif

Le travail collaboratif : les origines Travailler ensemble est devenu une nécessité aujourd’hui pour les étudiants, les chercheurs, et les professionnels de différents domaines. Il existe plusieurs moyens pour faire cela, dont le travail collaboratif.L’expression “Travail collaboratif” fait son apparition en 2002 avec Yochai Benkler, dans son essai intitulé “Coase’s Penguin, or, Linux and The […]