Commit ba12c94e authored by Joel Ostblom's avatar Joel Ostblom

Correct spelling

parent f4b06ee8
......@@ -28,7 +28,7 @@ more important in this changing scientific landscape.
These new demands should herald in better approaches to doing science, such as
greater training in computational aspects of research, data management, and
dissemination of findings. While there are small pockets of change adapting to
this new landscape, this however, is the exception and mainstream academic
this new landscape these are the exceptions and mainstream academic
science continues as it has for decades. Academia still (obsessively) rewards
publications as the currency for promotion, funding, and achievement. Since
following open and reproducible scientific practices is presently extremely
......@@ -37,7 +37,7 @@ is currently little incentive to do these practices as that would reduce the
effective number of publications produced in any given amount of time. Therefore,
until the current obsession with publication numbers declines, efforts to
simplify and make doing open and reproducible science (ROS) accessible and
(relatively easily) acheivable are a way to increase adherence and acceptance of
(relatively easily) achievable are a way to increase adherence and acceptance of
these practices. Even without the current incentive structure, simplifying the
process for doing these "ROS" practices would regardless be beneficial to
scientists given the high expectations placed on scientists already.
......@@ -47,7 +47,7 @@ scientists given the high expectations placed on scientists already.
There are many benefits to adopting ROS practices for research and scientific
activities. Publishing findings under an open access license increases exposure
to the public, both via media and direct download, and also increases the number
of scientist that may end up benefitting from the findings. Being open with the
of scientist that may end up benefiting from the findings. Being open with the
data and the analysis code increases the transparency and reproducibility of the
results and facilitates in assessing the validity of any claims made in the
paper, improving the scientific rigor and strength of the study.
......@@ -83,7 +83,7 @@ There seems to be two main problems with this lack of integration and uptake of
doing ROS. One, there are not many opinionated workflow tools that try to
automate and simplify many aspects of ROS. Two, the documentation on many of
these ROS tools and services is often incomplete, not comprehensive enough, or
not effectively targetted to the end user who is likely completely unfamiliar
not effectively targeted to the end user who is likely completely unfamiliar
with many of the ROS terms and concepts. There are other reasons for
non-adherence to ROS practices, such as the aforementioned lack of incentive
structures. However, these are massive systemic problems that can only be
......@@ -142,7 +142,7 @@ advocate and supporter of fairness and equity
When a tool and/or service is mostly equal, consider that:
- The design focuses and emphasizes simplicity, useability, and accessibility
- The design focuses and emphasizes simplicity, usability, and accessibility
- It is already widely used and accepted within the ROS community
- Has a system to allow easy programmatic access (e.g. has a public [API])
......@@ -155,7 +155,7 @@ these guiding principles:
- Favour readability over concision
- Favour well-established infrastructures and approaches
- Be internally consistent in filenaming, code style syntax, and language
- Be internally consistent in file names, code style syntax, and language
- Consider and abide by privacy rules and laws (e.g. [GDPR] in Europe)
- Use and adhere to existing checklists (e.g. [STROBE] in epidemiology)
- Favour approaches that explicitly show steps taken from data to final
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