2002 Ig Nobel Prize for Economics – the executives and auditors of Enron, Bank of Commerce and Credit Int, Maxwell Comms (UK), Merrill Lynch, Merck, WorldCom, Xerox, Arthur Andersen and many more for adapting the mathematical concept of imaginary numbers.(All companies except for Arthur Andersen were forced to restate their financial reports due to false accounting. Andersen was the firm most identified with the scandals, having been indicted on criminal charges as auditor of Enron.
Exploring a range of sites of social and cultural production – from Helen Mirren's red bikini to The Biggest Loser reality weight loss show, from suffragists to Viagra, from anti-ageing medicine to Facebook – the book takes an engaging, sophisticated and wide-ranging look at new ideas and practices of vanity.... (from Amazon description) 8/17/15
Dynamic models in biology / Stephen P. Ellner and John Guckenheimer.- EAF NT Ell