Friday, October 06, 2006

Five years behind the curve, as usual.

As a senior technician, I employed junior techs for grunt work. "Trace out these cables and tell me where they lead." My time was better spent devising conceptual models of possible faults. One does not countenance the suppositions of a junior technician.

Comedians employ journalists for the same purpose.

Know your place.


(This piece is not targeted to those journalists who get it.)