The Dat Project, an open and decentralized research data tool

« Today’s scientific data are primarily stored and accessed via centralized Web-based infrastructure. Centralization has advantages but also carries risks such as link rot and content drift, which can hinder scientific progress. It is time to ask whether traditional, centralized Web architecture aligns with scholarly priorities and values, and to collaboratively move towards new approaches that do. (…) »

source >, Robinson, Danielle C., Hand, Joe A., Madsen, Mathias Buus, McKelvey, Karissa R, Scientific Data volume 5, 2018,