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>- Do they follow the advancements, discussions, etc. etc. in our profession?
>(Membership in TECHWR-L, STC, ACM SIGDOC all count for a check mark in the
Not very experienced - belong to them all, and waste most of my
waking hours on them.
Experienced - belong to them all, but don't waste time being
actively involved, only money
Very Experienced - quit them all, and am now extremely productive
because of all the time I save.
Bruce Byfield, Outlaw Communications
Contributing Editor, Maximum Linux
bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com | Tel: 604.421.7189
"Prodigy is, in its essence, adaptability and persistent,
Without persistence, what remains is an enthusiasm of the moment.
adaptability, what remains may be channeled into destructive
Without positive obsession, there is nothing at all."
- Octavia E. Butler, "Parable of the Talents"