In industry, peer-reviewed papers just aren't valued, writes Sandra Porter on her blog. This realization shocked her as well as when she discovered that people in industry didn't really know what peer review meant. "The business people seem to think that scientific papers are written by ghost-writers and the software engineers think they're written by people from marketing," she blogs.

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