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To be smarter, ignore external rewards

4 thoughts on “To be smarter, ignore external rewards”

  1. John says:

    I doubt many people outside of academia understand how much research is driven by external motivation. From the outside, it looks like faculty, especially tenured faculty, are free to pursue whatever they are interested in. In practice, most faculty are driven by publications and grants.

  2. @Geoff You know, in Montreal, we have half a million self-employed people…

  3. It’s a great talk and something I generally agree with, but I am not sure when he asserts that management is a human creation. Management might be an inevitable consequence overhead of a coordinated effort.

  4. Kevembuangga says: