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Old 2017-12-27, 23:11   #34
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"Chris Halsall"
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Originally Posted by guptadeva View Post
unfortunately in the academic world, there has been a growing tendency to measure scientific progress through 'impact factors' or 'number of publications'.
In the industry, this is referred to as "publish or perish".

Originally Posted by guptadeva View Post
also don't be afraid of making a fool out of yourself by presenting something that can be disproved in a microsecond ... in that case just get over it and find a new algorithm
Agreed. I go out of my way to make a fool out of myself every single day. Or, at least, every second day.

When I don't I feel like I've failed....

Edit: Cross posted with Kieren. But, yeah!

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