[Taxacom] Quote of the week

Stephen Thorpe stephen_thorpe at yahoo.co.nz
Wed Jun 26 20:55:45 CDT 2013


... often seen as not 'doing' science, but merely of trying to organise, integrate, and make sense of the results ...



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From: Bob Mesibov <mesibov at southcom.com.au>
To: TAXACOM <taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu> 
Sent: Thursday, 27 June 2013 1:35 PM
Subject: [Taxacom] Quote of the week


"There is very little money for establishing and maintaining scientific databases, considering it is often seen as not ‘doing’ science but just storing and managing data." - Sabin Zahirovic (University of Sydney PhD student)

http://arstechnica.com/science/2013/06/the-story-behind-the-island-that-wasnt-there/

It's *so* tempting to add a punchline to this, about salesmanship and promotion, but I'll resist.
-- 
Dr Robert Mesibov
Honorary Research Associate
Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, and
School of Agricultural Science, University of Tasmania
Home contact:
PO Box 101, Penguin, Tasmania, Australia 7316
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