Worst, Papers. Ever. Newest version of collection of hoax papers that should have been rejected. https://figshare.com/articles/Stinging_the_Predators_A_collection_of_papers_that_should_never_have_been_published/5248264
Recommendation algorithms are the biggest problem in #scicomm today: http://neurodojo.blogspot.com/2019/04/recommendation-algorithms-are-biggest.html
In which I make case for Hasan Minhaj being one of the best presenters of our time. http://neurodojo.blogspot.com/2019/03/the-zen-of-presentations-part-72-hasan.html
23 hoaxes collected in one anthology. The ninth edition of papers that should never have been published. https://figshare.com/articles/Stinging_the_Predators_A_collection_of_papers_that_should_never_have_been_published/5248264
Turnitin sold to Advance for £1.3 billion, a US media company that owns the Discovery Channel, Wired, most of Reddit, and much more.
Why this is of concern from the THE article: "it reinforces a business model that relies on the collection and use of student data at students’ expense and without compensating them”.
Why do academics feel such a strong need to tell others how to spend their time, especially around this time of year? http://neurodojo.blogspot.com/2015/12/time-policing.html
A lesson from Gandalf: Even the most experienced, skilled people doing work they love can face challenges that make them cry. http://neurodojo.blogspot.com/2018/12/challenges-remain-no-matter-your-career.html
Blogging almost sounds quaint now - but it's still one of the best ways to test and refine your academic ideas. Case study: http://neurodojo.blogspot.com/2018/12/how-wasting-time-on-internet-led-to-my.html
Did you ever get training / mentoring on how to write recommendation letters? Or did you just make it up as you went along? https://neurodojo.blogspot.com/2018/12/writing-bad-recommendation-letters.html
The tension between #openaccess sharing and businesses selling. Not academic publishing, but agricultural seeds -- though there might be some parallels! https://undark.org/2018/11/20/seed-library-movement-growing/
This was rejected by a couple of journals -- including the one that is now publishing it! But the final version is better than the preprint: https://researchintegrityjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s41073-018-0057-z
I kept thinking about it, and wrote a longer paper trying to spell out solutions, which I posted as a preprint: https://peerj.com/preprints/26987/
I saw these sorts of questions on Quora so often that I wrote a blog post about resolving authorship disputes: http://neurodojo.blogspot.com/2017/04/you-think-you-deserved-authorship-but.html
This paper is a tribute to where "wasting time on the internet" can lead to a paper. This started with me answering questions on Quora like this: https://www.quora.com/What-should-a-PhD-student-do-if-he-finds-out-that-his-ex-advisor-for-a-masters-published-his-work-in-a-conference-paper-without-adding-his-name-The-paper-was-published-solely-in-the-advisor%E2%80%99s-name-but-the-entire-paper-was-written-by-the-student/answer/Zen-Faulkes
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