[ExI] the formerly rich and their larvae...
amara at amara.com
Wed Feb 13 04:42:23 UTC 2008
Bryan Bishop, quoting from the slashdot article:
>Engineers were driving taxis and bagging
>groceries in the towns around the Kennedy Space Center.
Wow! I tend to think that the engineers 'have it made', but maybe I have
a special example of my dad; not 'made' as in 'rich', but as a creative
individual who pulled himself up from nothing with only his 'noggin and
is doing well.
Now physics, on the other hand, I cannot in good conscience suggest as a
lucrative field for any young person to go into (unless I can have a
good talk with him), and especially not for a woman (unless I can have
*two* good talks with her :-)).
Amara Graps, PhD www.amara.com
Research Scientist, Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), Boulder, Colorado
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