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Thursday, January 19, 2012
Is stupidity important in scientific research?
Just got sent this article which came out in 2008 but I do not remember seeing previously: The importance of stupidity in scientific research. The title seems a bit trite and in some ways the article is. But it has a resonance with many people and I thought I would at least post the link here. Some comments about it I found on the web include:
I can see why it resonates with people even though I am not sure I personally agree with the sentiments. It is definitely worth a read.
Hat top to Melanie Melendrez for pointing it out.