Do not despair.
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First posted October 9, 2012:
Hot on the heels of my astounding lack of success winning a MacArthur 'Genius Grant' we visit BBC-Future.
My advice is to stay away from the hard science prizes and shoot for something that can't be falsified, maybe a Peace or Economics Prize.
From the BBC:
We sift through the stats to discover the hidden factors behind capturing arguably the most prestigious prizes in the world.
Genius, passion, hard work, and a little bit of luck – that’s what we are told sets Nobel prize recipients apart from us mere mortals. But could there be any secret, hidden factors that come into play?...MORE