Re: History of the IT industry

Subject: Re: History of the IT industry
From: Ned Bedinger <doc -at- edwordsmith -dot- com>
To: Michael West <mbwest -at- bigpond -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 31 May 2008 11:02:12 -0700

Michael West wrote:
>> Andrew wrote:
>
>> I'm not sure that's true... But regardless, the people IN the
>> industry don't call it that, so who cares what some journalist
>> likes to call it?
>
>
>
> Andrew, I'm sure I could go down to the local McDonalds and ask if anyone
> there works in the Food Service industry and get nothing but blank stares.
>
> That doesn't convince me that the term "Food Service Industry" isn't useful
> as an industrial classification.

Uh, I think the McJobs in the US, and maybe all of Food Service were
reclassified in recent years as Manufacturing. Or maybe I'm remembering
my hypnogogic interpretation of a Lou Dobbs screed. Sleeping on the
couch with the telvie tuned to CNN all night adds intrigue, sometimes.

Ned Bedinger
doc -at- edwordsmith -dot- com

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Follow-Ups:

References:
History of the IT industry: From: Michael West
RE: History of the IT industry: From: Fred Ridder
RE: History of the IT industry: From: Michael West
RE: History of the IT industry: From: Andrew Warren
RE: History of the IT industry: From: Michael West
RE: History of the IT industry: From: Andrew Warren
RE: History of the IT industry: From: Michael West

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