The current relationship between publishers and consumers suffers from a lack of trust. Could a Web3 solution help build trust while also giving consumers agency over their own data and publishers a more sustainable revenue stream?
Reproducibility in experimental methods, questions of intellectual property, and bias in publications continue to plague scientific researchers. Could tokenizing research products provide a solution to these problems?
Effective data stewardship requires community and sovereignty, especially when the data is about the environment and all its dynamic connections to our lives. How can we use digital infrastructure with sustainability in mind?
DOCS is a necessary addition to the current landscape because much of the current activity either sits within or fails to challenge neoliberal values that apply across the entire ecology of teaching and learning, research and publishing.