Two John Perrys, different initials

One letter, especially if it’s a middle initial of a person’s name, can make a difference. Consider the case of two John Perrys. John R. Perry is a professor of philosophy, who among many other things devised the Theory of Structured Procrastination, for which he was awarded the 2011 Ig Nobel Prize in literature. John […]

Philosophy of a prize-winning procrastinator

The Stanford Daily interviewed John Perry, the father of Structured Procrastination: Philosophy of a prize-winning procrastinator Joining the elite company of the mayor of Vilnius, Lithuania (who rolled a tank over a parked car in an attempt to deter illegal parking) and a group of doomsday forecasters (who have all incorrectly predicted the end of […]