In Open Access Week, I wrote this at Absolutely Maybe: Between Science's Secretive, Elitist Past and Open, Accessible Future. And I participated in PLOS' reddit science Ask Us Anything about open access.
Science is often a family story. This one is about the wonderful Andrew Herxheimer, and being an academic refugee. What Lies Beneath a Scientist's Life: A Father and Son Story.
And another public service announcement: