Best Academic Prank

Posted on: May 9th, 2005 4:07 AM GMT

By: Greg Reimer (Code Monkey Extraordinaire)

Topic: funny, academia, pranks, peer review

You only have to reload my website a few times to know that I appreciate the humor of using random algorithms to generate impressive sounding stuff. So check out this article:

This is the stuff that dreams are made of. These guys are my heroes. To use a random algorithm to generate a bogus academic paper and actually pass it off so that it gets accepted at a scientific conference? Words fail me. It's the culmination of all of my nerdish pranksterism.

In the words of the Shad: Sweet Action.

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