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Old 2017-12-27, 23:11   #34
chalsall
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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".

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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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