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December 30, 2009

All hail!

srikanth @ 11:59 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1262217558 ) Play

Surprisingly enough, another etymology question.

(1) cautioned the world against a particular form of science. He chose the name based on a strange phenomenon, some examples of which are in (2). The same term has now been used everywhere else, especially in the field of programming. What was the form of science called?

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Cracked by: udupendra , shenoyvarun86 , p vs np , varuns88 , Ananth , emrohit , Gurupad , krudebox , Dibyo , shrik , Bharath , malcaluffin , dheeraj , Raghuvansh , Rogi , sidsen , Logik , bobo , usual audience and Thejas V R

Answer:

Cargo Cult Science


21 Responses to “All hail!”

  1. udupendra
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    Cargo Cult Science


  2. Cargo Cult science, Feynman


  3. Cargo Cult Science


  4. varuns88
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    Cargo-cult science.


  5. Raghuvansh
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    Cargo Cult science.

    Me likey question.


  6. Raghuvansh
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    Not sure if my earlier answer was submitted properly, so here’s a resubmission – cargo cult science. And again, let me put this on record – me likey question.


  7. Ananth
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    Cargo cult programming


  8. Rogi
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    *Global Warming*.
    Wait. I meant, *Climate Change*
    No, wait! I meant, *Cargo Cult*


  9. emrohit

    Cargo cult


  10. Cargo Cult


  11. krudebox
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    Cargo Cult


  12. sidsen
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    cargo cult


  13. Dibyo
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    cargo cult


  14. shrik
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    Feynman coined the phrase Cargo Cult Science


  15. Bharath
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    Cargo cult science – richard feynmann


  16. Logik
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    Cargo cult science


  17. malcaluffin

    cargo cult


  18. dheeraj

    1>Feynman
    2>Cargo Cult (they make airport look alike with bamboo but it is worthless….)

    Cargo Cult science or pseudoscience

    Which feels like science but it cannot be proved and is unworthy.


  19. cargo cult science; feynman.


  20. usual audience

    cargo cult science


  21. Cargo-cult science


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