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2017: A massive digital leak of information from the Peer Review journals to the open Internet takes place. Since it includes still unpublished articles, digital redundant publication detectors browsing the Internet automatically veto any further publications in Peer Review journals. People of the falsificationist persuasion begin reading the leaked empirical data and use it to test predictors ("predictor" is a category that includes both theories and hypotheses). Just as science did benefit from Johannes Kepler's stealing of Tycho Brahe's observation logs from his hier inheritance, so does science benefit from this information leak.


2018: Nobody is trying to publish anything in Peer Review journals anymore. The collapse of the Peer Review system leads to general firing of and unemployment in people officially considered scientists. This puts an end to academia's official paradigmist/Kuhnian propaganda, allowing falsificationism to grow. Serious testing of predictors is the result.


2019: As scientific laboratories are threatened by knocking down as they are no longer officially used, people interested in the continued empirical scientific research start occupying them and using them to test the further predictions of the theories sizzled out by the first leak of empirical data from Peer Review. Some of the occupants have official scientist titles, while others are not officially titled scientists but do science testing predictors with leaked empirical data. None of the occupants care about who have titles and who have not.


2020: Articles denied publication by the earlier Peer Review system are dug through, using valuable empirical data formerly put away only because they did not fit a theory that was predominant on one side of an arbitrary "field" wall. Research is no longer divided into "fields" based on what particular theories consider limits of relevance, but the predictions of each predictor determines what empirical data is relevant for it.


2021-2025: With paywalls and "field" limits out of the way and falsificationism in full bloom, theoretical science catches up, using the empirical data that have been stored largely unused during the Peer Review doldrum that kept unification of theories stagnant since about 1970. This allows science to progress much faster than it would have without dammed-up empirical data to use. By 2025, we have a unified theory of quantum gravity, among other things.


2025-2030: Lots of diseases considered incurable today can be cured, and the combination of artificial intelligence energy and material budget research with evolutionary models of thrift have falsified the modular theory of mind in favor of Popperian global brain-virtual regulator theory.

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