DIGITAL DIVIDE AS THE GREATEST HURDLE FOR OPENSCIENCE IN AFRICA

Credit: Unplash UNESCO treats Openscience as a human right issue and its recommendations can help governments, institutions and stakeholders to transition to the emerging Openscience standards ( see UNESCO  recommendations). This is symbolic as it helps to build systems and knowledge infrastructures that are not only for scientists but for facilitating citizens science. There is … Continue reading DIGITAL DIVIDE AS THE GREATEST HURDLE FOR OPENSCIENCE IN AFRICA

2022: PREVENTIVE  AND CORRECTIVE PROBLEM-SOLVING APPROACHES.

by Destiny Chukwuma Ogbonnaya If you have read the recent theoretical and philosophical propositions about thinking,  you would have started framing higher dimensions of domains when thinking. You can have a look at "The art of execution ".  Today, let me explore how to situate problem-solving within the people-time domain of the Questelligence framework. For … Continue reading 2022: PREVENTIVE  AND CORRECTIVE PROBLEM-SOLVING APPROACHES.

THE ART OF EXECUTION: PHILOSOPHY OF THINKING, KNOWING AND DOING.

by Destiny Chukwuma Ogbonnaya Connecting thinking, knowing and doing is understandably difficult for many people. Yet, integrating them is necessary, although not sufficient, to achieve any self-defined or collaborative goal or objective. James 1(22) states: "But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves". In the end, our life efficacy and impact under any … Continue reading THE ART OF EXECUTION: PHILOSOPHY OF THINKING, KNOWING AND DOING.

LEADERSHIP BLACKHOLE TO BE AWARE OF AND AVOID TODAY

By Destiny Chukwuma Ogbonnaya Have you worked in any organisation that substantially disregards or pays lip service to its mission, vision, motto or core values? They usually have a bad culture and the leaders are knowingly or unknowingly  digging a blackhole that would sink the entire organisation. I agree with John C. Maxwell that ALL … Continue reading LEADERSHIP BLACKHOLE TO BE AWARE OF AND AVOID TODAY

TOKYO 2020 MEDAL TABLE CORRELATES WITH ECONOMIC POWER

You can see herein the TOKYO 2020 medal table. I have been trying to understand why the countries at the top of the table are doing well? (Source: Wikipedia) One thing that correlates strongly among other variables is economic power! Have a look at the World economic ranking and compare the Olympics medal table with … Continue reading TOKYO 2020 MEDAL TABLE CORRELATES WITH ECONOMIC POWER

OPENSCIENCE: OPEN TO WHO, OPENED BY WHO?

(Source: Openaccessbutton.org) The 2nd UN Openscience Conference which took place from 21st to 23rd July 2021 has ended after a very engaging,  resourceful and enlightening talks. On the second day of the Conference, I reflected on some issues titled Publishing my PhD work would cost jaw-dropping £11,832 in Open Access . At the end of … Continue reading OPENSCIENCE: OPEN TO WHO, OPENED BY WHO?

PUBLISHING MY PHD WORK WOULD COST JAW-DROPPING £11,832 IN OPEN ACCESS

By Chukwuma Ogbonnaya I am happy to be attending the 2nd UN Open Science Conference through the invitation of SPARC. I am an Open Access Advocate after attending Opencon2018 at Toronto, Canada. I was enthused to participate and I learned many things as you can see in my reflections ( A new world of possibilities- … Continue reading PUBLISHING MY PHD WORK WOULD COST JAW-DROPPING £11,832 IN OPEN ACCESS

The Notion of Time and the Fluidity of the Mind.

by Destiny Chukwuma Ogbonnaya In this contribution, I will attempt to explore how many people may have constructed or construed the concept of time that may be a limiting factor in many areas of their life. In particular, I will focus on the attributes of time including relativity, consumability, inelasticity, measurability, equitability, tradability, eternity, intelligibility … Continue reading The Notion of Time and the Fluidity of the Mind.

NATIONAL ID CARD VALIDATION AND POOR INTELLECTUAL CONTENTS IN CREATING PROCESSES AND SYSTEMS IN NIGERIA

First, I loud the current intention of the Nigerian government to develop a robust and unified identification system for the citizens. The Nigerian factor as it well would never go away anytime we want to do something of significance. Why?! There is a bad practice in public administration and management in Nigeria that will continue … Continue reading NATIONAL ID CARD VALIDATION AND POOR INTELLECTUAL CONTENTS IN CREATING PROCESSES AND SYSTEMS IN NIGERIA