Saturday, November 22, 2014

ChrryBlstr Sends This In. There Has to Be Better Uses for $150.

The International Journal of Advanced Computer Technology, a predatory open-access journal, has accepted for publication the marvelously titled paper "Get me off Your Fucking Mailing List."

According to Scholarly Open Access, researchers David Mazi̬res and Eddie Kohler first prepared the manuscript in 2005, to protest spam conference invitations. The paper Рwhich can be read in its entirety here Рis superbly summarized by its title, although its two figures do help reify some of its more abstract points.



  1. Cogently argued, but I think they could have condensed it a bit -- maybe 10% -- without loss of meaning.