Walter Mitty
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Outsourcing trivial authorless work
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Is the output of the computer program going to be included in the paper? If so, that output has an author, and that author deserves credit. But who is the author? Is it the computer? Is it the ...

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How to respond to "unfair to write English" comments?
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The original slide doesn't push the reader to use English. Pretend that you are explaining the subject to a friend. This pretense could be done in the favorite language the two of you share. It ...

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How should a social scientist deal with envy of disciplines that are more quantitatively rigorous?
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I think that the relationship between statistical math and real science has to lie at a deeper level. It's the level of the modeling of reality. Let's take Johannes Kepler for example. He came ...

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What good is engineering research with no practical relevance?
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How far is it from flying a kite in a thunderstorm to building a lightning rod that can protect a barn? Ben Franklin did both. How far is it from Claude Shannon's paper on digital encoding of ...

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