SIGIA-L Mail Archives: Re: [Sigia-l] IA research?
Re: [Sigia-l] IA research?
"Karl Fast" wrote:
>> simply pointing out the fallacy of researchism as a necessary
> Perhaps, though this is often due to the nature of research.
OK, don't blame me for that too, I'm not controlling it. :-)
> I would like to add that having a research component is often
> critical to validating a profession in the eyes of others (and even
> within the eyes of the community).
Don't you find it a bit disturbing that a 'profession' needs 'research' not
because it's intrinsically needed/useful but because it's to be used for
validation? That, I suppose, sums up the difference between research and
Nullius in Verba
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