[SI-LIST] Re: SI Position Open READ THIS!!!!

Hi All,
    Howard's article compares vintage with EMC. As one of the vintage engineers,
I think the problem is really in the conversion from an emphasis on the
ELECTRICAL in E.E. to an emphasis on computers in electrical engineering. Most
engineers who graduate today think of electrons as an anachronism, if they think
of them at all.
    As us vintage engineers remember, we were educated when the transition was
occurring from motors, relays and tubes to a solid-state emphasis. We have
performed our engineering job so well that those who practice engineering today
don't worry about solid-state. it just works. We are generally in the same boat
with today's engineers in regard to motor theory because it was being
de-emphasized in our education.

Thanks
Jim Freeman

Mike Ventham wrote:

> Greetings All,
>
> I think Howard has now recognized vintage as being related to bald.
>
> See "NOT ALL EMC ENGINEERS ARE BALD"
> Don't believe every myth you hear.
> http://article.EDNMag.com/UM/T.ASP?A5.12.1729.9.1940859194
>
> At 02:28 19/06/01, Bill Owsley wrote:
>
> >At 11:45 PM 06/18/2001 +0100, Mike Ventham wrote:
> >
> >
> > >The same seems to go for EMC engineers. I have met many who are 'old'
> >
> >the politically correct now use 'vintage' instead of 'old'  - like in wine...
> >;>
> >
> > >analog engineers!
> > >
> > >At 23:19 18/06/01, you wrote:
> > >
> > > >i kinda get the feeling that its the other way around...  a true SI
> > guy is a
> > > >
> > > >microwave guy who's turned digital.  ;-)  all the digital guys that
> > pick up
> > > >on a little microwave are just SI wannabe's.
> > > >
> > > >miker
> > > >
> > > >p.s.  i'm a digital guy and the above is said tongue-in-cheek.
> > > >
> > > >(snipped for bandwidth)
> >
> >----------------------------
> >Bill Owsley,   owsley@xxxxxxxxx
> >919) 392-8341
> >
> >Compliance Engineer
> >Cisco Systems
> >
>
> Regards
>
> Mike
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