Open Notebook Science

Way back in the mists of time (…ok in 1989), Tim Berners-Lee, at the time working at CERN, proposed a way to share experimental results and ideas among colleagues. Tired of seeing information and knowledge lost to the aether when Scientists left the facility, he proposed ENQUIRE, a way to share information by allowing computers (and the humans controlling them) to talk to each other using a text-based mark-up language.

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