Re: Have We Entered a Post-Literate Technological Age?

Subject: Re: Have We Entered a Post-Literate Technological Age?
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2009 10:07:42 -0700

There is a difference between knowing how things work and how to do
things for yourself if you have to, and being able to do them well
enough for other people to admire you for your ability and be willing to
pay you for it. :)

Gene Kim-Eng


----- Original Message -----
From: "Leonard C. Porrello" <Leonard -dot- Porrello -at- SoleraTec -dot- com>
> Along similar lines, I wonder how many of things in Heinlein list he
> himself could do. Program a computer? I doubt it. Plan an invasion?
> Yea
> right. And while I enjoyed his science fiction, I'm not sure he could
> have written a decent Sonnet had his life depended on it. I've read
> just
> about everything he's written, and nothing comes to mind.
>
> I think I am starting to see Sharon's point.

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References:
Re: Have We Entered a Post-Literate Technological Age?: From: john rosberg
RE: Have We Entered a Post-Literate Technological Age?: From: Al Geist
RE: Have We Entered a Post-Literate Technological Age?: From: Leonard C. Porrello

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