In A Perfect World … The Science & Engineering Draft Of 2009

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In a few weeks, the NBA draft will enthrall basketball enthusiasts around the world as the suckiest teams get to pick the best players entering the league. Each year fans submit their guesses as to who will be the top pick in the draft lottery. Entire web sites are dedicated to the event, with expert analysis and player statistics sliced and diced any way you would like it.

What if we put that much time and effort into academics? What if learning who the top college geeks were going to work for once they graduated was the most exciting thing around?

I remember an episode of Sliders, where Quinn’s alternate Earth double was a superstar in a world where a Quiz Bowl was the hottest sport on the planet. What if…

2009 Science & Engineering Draft

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