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Prestige is overrated?

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  1. Mike Stiber says:

    On the other hand, financial reasons lead us to jump through the hoops demanded by our employers, publication in peer-reviewed journals perhaps being one of them (especially important for those of us not in the running for Fields Medals).

    There are also counter-examples, in which researchers are lauded for work which is actually superseded by or inferior to previously-published work, but which gains notoriety by virtue of publication in a more prestigious/visible venue.