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Research Practice: Metaphors

Research practices and processes.

Metaphors

  • Cooking
    • Idea Construction, e.g., Julia Child's Choux de Bruxelles a la Milanaise
      • Preliminary research, e.g., Google "julia child's brussel sprouts recipe" > Ladies Home Journal online> topic template and preliminary list of ingredients (resources?)
    • Search for resources
      • Where can you get the ingredients? 
      • Shop around
      • Consult others
      • Put the resources together
    • Evaluate the results (taste testing)
    • Serve
  • Sports:
  • Internet metaphors:
    • Crowdsourcing
    • Wikipedia
  • The way the brain works e.g., Stanford's "neurogrid"?

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