Best Ideas Not Considered in One Week, One Tool

Best Ideas Not Considered in One Week, One Tool

Grad Student Mailroom Time Machine

Who cares about hot-tub time machines? You can't find the pool chemicals in the Triassic anyhow. We want a grad-student or academic-librarian mailroom time machine, because we KNOW grad students and librarians squirrel away essential survival materials in mailroom fridges, cubbies, and desk nooks and crannies. If you want the One Week, One Tool team to build a Grad Student Mailroom Time Machine, upvote this idea NOW!

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Embar-gone

Perhaps you've embargoed your dissertation, but you still have a nagging feeling that your publishability is being sabotaged by extant copies in circulation? Using the amazing power of MS Word's Visual Basic for Applications, Embargone programs extant copies of your dissertation to self-destruct at a pre-specified time. Text will be replaced by Markov-chain generated Nora Ephron-like text (see Ephronator). Now you'll ...more »

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Diss-Bot

Guided by the dissertation proposal you crafted 5 years ago, this AI tool rapidly assembles all the random paragraphs and tortured sentences that you've painstakingly created across numerous drafts and yet can't quite piece together. Within hours, Diss-Bot turns your scattered fragments into pages of machine-polished, embargo-worthy academic prose! All of which frees you for important tasks like following #owot live on ...more »

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