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dwheeler · 2021-03-04 · Original thread
The "has to do everything to get funded" is definitely not a new problem, it's structural.

"The Best of the Journal of Irreproducible Results" (January 1, 1983) includes an article by William R. (Randy) Simpson about Murphy's Law, where he notes in a haha-only-serious way the many predictable problems that happen because of it. It's not online as far as I can tell, but the book can be purchased:

Jorian · 2012-08-21 · Original thread
You did not look very well.

The article by T.L. Freeman exists. It is in:

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