|Making a science out of applied idiocy
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|Author:||Stuart Sweeney [ Fri Apr 15, 2005 11:24 pm ]|
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Making a science out of applied idiocy
By Richard Jinman for The Guardian
The research paper was clearly the work of experts. It had a long, baffling title and its authors were familiar with key topics such as "simulated annealing" and "flexible modalities".
Submitted to the World Multiconference on Systematics, Cybernetics and Informatics (WMSCI), a computer science event to be held in Florida in July, it was promptly selected for presentation.
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|Author:||Andre Yew [ Fri Apr 15, 2005 11:36 pm ]|
|Post subject:||Re: Making a science out of applied idiocy|
Here's the link to their research website:
It explains what they do, and why. There was at one point a collection taken up to have them attend the conference, and give a randomly generated talk, but it looked like the conference people located their wits, and rescinded their offer.
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