Sepp Hasslberger: Elsevier & Thomson Reuters Et al — Going, Going, Gone?

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ROBERT STEELE: While titillating, this is down in the weeds. The real problem is that the paywalls only contain 1% of all written papers, and nothing from across the rest of the greater world of knowledge. It is also a fact that the new generation is no longer doing large papers, they prefer to publish posts and videos. It is a whole new form of information management, and neither Elsevier (a $3B a year company) or Thompson Reuters (a $12B a year company) seem to be paying attention. Meanwhile the Bloomberg box is collapsing, and no one seems to care  that a tax accounting revolution in around the corner that could a) eliminate most taxes in favor of an Automated Payment Transaction (APT) Tax and b) eliminate audits with blockchain ledgers. I have done all I can to suggest needed initiatives, see the graphic and link below.

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