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swilson at lockstep.com.au
Tue Aug 19 10:32:30 EST 2008
>> Also the presenters don't get any extra academic points for
>> presenting. They get their points for having a paper published. So
>> there is no incentive for them to cooperate in providing a good
> ... I reckon that in the 21st Century getting "points" only for
> presenting work that's "written in words", as opposed to using high-
> memetic-bandwidth channels which might better convey meaning, is as
> obsolete as demanding that PhD theses be written in Latin.
Call me old fashioned, but is there any solid research as yet that shows
there is a better way of rigorously conveying difficult, complex
concepts than via carefully written text?
And if so, was such research presented as text or something else? ;-)
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