> Is driving a car more complex and difficult (higher processing load) than > riding a horse? Why do most of us not use horses to get about? Why did we > (the community collectively) decide to skill-up and learn to drive a car? > So we can get places faster, basically. (Come on Ivan I am sure you can > come up with a better analogy to shoot me down.) I am quite interested in > this sort of thing and I think it bears not an insignificant weight in the > success and failure of us technologist's products.
Oh, so we are "technologists" now? That's funny, my diploma says "Electrical Engineering". My stepbrother has a 13 year old son who is a "technologist". The boy plays video games (PC, Xbox, PS2, GameBoy, etc., he's got them all) 20+ hours a day on weekends. The boy can do 2-finger typing as fast as most touch-typists can type. My other stepbrother is a "technologist", he is a sheriff's deputy, and walks around with a pager, police radio, police cellphone, and Nextel phone. Good thing he's a big guy, otherwise his police belt wouldn't have enough circumference to hold all his weapons (2 sets of handcuffs, mace, baton, 2 spare clips, gun, flashlight, etc.) and gizmos. His squad car has a laptop and 2 radios, and an audio recording system I designed for him (to record perps' ramblings AFTER they've been read their Miranda rights). He knows how to use the technology to enforce the law, and he's good at it. The county is going to have to build more jails to hold all the arrestees he brings in. As to cars vs. horses, all I can say is that I find the emissions of cars to be much more tolerable than the emissions of horses. Best regards, Ivan Baggett Bagotronix Inc. website: www.bagotronix.com ----- Original Message ----- From: "Ian Wilson" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "Protel EDA Forum" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Wednesday, March 10, 2004 8:17 PM Subject: Re: [PEDA] The road to DXP, one mans story, warning long post, (was)2004 DXP Looks Great, * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * To leave this list visit: * http://www.techservinc.com/protelusers/leave.html * * Contact the list manager: * mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * Forum Guidelines Rules: * http://www.techservinc.com/protelusers/forumrules.html * * Browse or Search previous postings: * http://www.mail-archive.com/[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *