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mircea_popescu: then they wonder why sokal had ~0 measurable impact. duh.
feedbot: http://qntra.net/2019/01/lone-university-employed-sokal-squared-author-faces-sanctions-as-apparently-academic-journal-editors-are-uninformed-human-research-subjects-and-not-human-spam-filters/ << Qntra -- Lone University Employed 'Sokal Squared' Author Faces Sanctions As Apparently Academic Journal Editors Are 'Uninformed Human Research Subjects' And Not Human Spam Filters
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: i suspect that it won't 'kill credibility' , it is impossible to kill what's been dead since orig sokal (at the very least!) -- but still lulzy
deedbot: http://qntra.net/2018/10/academics-enter-hyperwank-state-after-sokal-2-0-experiment-blasts-credibility-of-prestige-journals/ << Qntra - Academics Enter Hyperwank State After "Sokal 2.0" Experiment Blasts Credibility of "Prestige Journals"
BingoBoingo: And before anyone brings up the latest Sokal 2.0, yes. A qntra is baking.
asciilifeform: 'fda grade a' liquishit; sokal nervously smokes in corner
mircea_popescu: since there is no ~possibility~ of rational merit in the deluge of proposals coming his way and no method allowing him to distinguish between sokal items and science, would it take much for his decision process to become political ?
mircea_popescu: i dunno what your experience with "peer review" is, but as far as anyone involved is aware, exactly no review goes on in those circumstances. see sokal & all.
Framedragger: !$getarchive http://www.skeptic.com/reading_room/conceptual-penis-social-contruct-sokal-style-hoax-on-gender-studies/
Framedragger: http://www.skeptic.com/reading_room/conceptual-penis-social-contruct-sokal-style-hoax-on-gender-studies/ << via https://twitter.com/gregeganSF (yes turns out he has a twatter account) << via https://twitter.com/jonathan_blow
a111: 8 results for "sokal", http://btcbase.org/log-search?q=sokal
asciilifeform: $s sokal
asciilifeform: i have nfi what it would look like if 'worked', the most that can be asked for is sokal-style lul.
ascii_field: also alan sokal
asciilifeform: ben_vulpes: try sokal media
moriarty: plus i've been unduely influenced by the work of Sokal, Bricmont, i.e. Fashionable Nonsense
mircea_popescu: if you manage to insert it into the next round of ycombinator a la sokal, you get a bonus.
greenspan_fan: I think it would be worthwhile to apply w/ that idea, like a startup version of the sokal affair
pankkake: it's not really comparable. sokal wanted to prove a point, they just were bad and wanted a phd
mircea_popescu: pankkake yes, like sokal's.
mircea_popescu: anyway, how often does an onslaught against humanities constructed around the sokal hoaks end up blindised by a "o yeah ?! what about the bogdanov twins then
BingoBoingo: Apocalyptic: Isn't citing TechCrunch like citing Social Text? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sokal_affair
gribble: jurov was last seen in #bitcoin-assets 1 hour, 10 minutes, and 7 seconds ago: <jurov> preferably resistant to sokal attack
jurov: preferably resistant to sokal attack