Throwing the first stone …

2017-01-04 | Reading time: 3 minutes

Stumbled upon a comment on Retraction Watch about throwing the first stone when it comes to talking about/dealing with mistakes and misconduct in science. I spend some minutes writing a reply, but given that the original comment was deleted the reply is back in moderation (and likely lost now). So I put it up here, because the comment (while crude) has its merits: How can you criticize something when you have made mistakes yourself? The short answer: Very well, thank you.
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