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The internet should have transformed science publishing, but it didn't. We chat with Michael Eisen (Editor-in-Chief of [eLife]( about reoptimizing scientific publishing and peer review for the internet age. Here what we cover and some links: * How Michael co-founded [PLOS]( * The book Dan mentioned on [the history of the scientific journal]( * Why did eLife launch? What did it offer that other journals didn't? * Nature's recently proposed $11k article processing fee proposal * eLife's new "[author-driven publishing" approach](, in which all submitted papers have to be posted as preprints * Part two of our conversation will be released on January 4, 2021 **Other links** - [Dan on twitter]( - [James on twitter]( - [Everything Hertz on twitter]( - [Everything Hertz on Facebook]( Music credits: [Lee Rosevere]( --------------------------------- [Support us on Patreon]( and get bonus stuff! - One dollar a month: 20% discount on Everything Hertz merchandise, a monthly newsletter, access to the occasional bonus episode, and the the warm feeling you're supporting the show - Five dollars a month or more: All the stuff you get in the one dollar tier PLUS a bonus episode every month --------------------------------- **Episode citation** Quintana, D.S., Heathers, J.A.J. (Hosts). (2020, December 21) "122: Reoptimizing scientific publishing for the internet age (with Michael Eisen)", Everything Hertz [Audio podcast], DOI: 10.17605/OSF.IO/USYFC
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