It is a mistake to think that artworks that borrow scientific terms or imagery are inspired by science. Rather, it is the non-scientific or even anti-scientific mythologies that grow up around science that provide the substrate on which new artworks grow.
Mandatory open data in publicly-funded researh may well be best for the greatest possible amount of academic reworking and even the greatest overall commercial exploitation, but it's not necessarily the way for taxpayers to get the best return on their investment
Is it not time that science metrics shift their focus from what is worthy of attention to who has a good track record of solving problems and what information in the literature can be regarded as trustworthy because successful problem solvers have successfully relied upon it?
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If so much scientific writing is bad, perhaps it is because the people who write it don't have a clear idea of what they're doing or why.