Re: Do TWs need to be formally educated in engineering and science?was, RE: old school

Subject: Re: Do TWs need to be formally educated in engineering and science?was, RE: old school
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 20 May 2008 10:47:19 -0700

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From: "Ronquillo, Michael" <mronquillo -at- equitrac -dot- com>
> - Ability to expertly use Framemaker. Programmers don't know how to do
> this.

If you're anywhere near Silicon Valley, I can introduce you
to a software manager and a logic development manager who
regularly create and edits their own documentation in Frame.

> - Ability to stay "dumb" and not be so smart. At the end of the day,
> we
> are the quasi end users and programmers are too smart to the point
> they
> forgot the basics and how to explain things fundamentally

The ability to *simulate* "staying dumb and not being so smart"
on demand, and to recognize what someone who really is that
way needs to know. There is a difference.

> - Our outrageous attention to detail

Without which professionals in most any field will be doomed
to mediocrity.

Gene Kim-Eng

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References:
Re: RE: old school: From: quills
Re: RE: old school: From: John Hedtke
RE: RE: old school: From: Al Geist
RE: RE: old school: From: John Hedtke
Re: old school: From: Beth Agnew
Re: old school: From: Chris Morton
RE: old school: From: AL Geist
Do TWs need to be formally educated in engineering and science? was, RE: old school: From: Leonard C. Porrello
RE: Do TWs need to be formally educated in engineering and science? was, RE: old school: From: Ronquillo, Michael

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