Are office people really that, umm shall we say...slow?

From: Mike Ford <>
Date: Mon Oct 22 17:10:48 2001

> Well unfortunately. this has been going on for years. I remember back in
>1983 in a prestigious Toronto Technical college, having read a spate of
>remaindered issues of "Electronics" and "Byte", I asked about UNIX, only to
>be greeted with looks of incomprehension by all my teachers. Needless to
>say, I was a little less awed by their acuteness after that.

OTOH one of my professors from UC Riverside Cal. spent a year a Bell Labs,
and was incomprehensible for a good year or more afterwards. Just too
leading edge for just about ANYBODY to grasp outside of the immersed
environment of Bell Labs.
Received on Mon Oct 22 2001 - 17:10:48 BST

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