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- From: Neil Moore <nmoore(--nospam--at)innercite.com>
- Date: Thu, 12 Feb 1998 09:50:36 -0800 (PST)
>> >>What's a calculator? My grandfather has told me stories about these >>devices, but I have not seen one in person. >> >>I don't think a calculator would qualify you, so I believe you will have to >>come up with some other qualifications. >> >>Be creative. >> >>Bill Allen (tongue firmly planted in cheek) >> >>> << Can we go as low as an EIT certificate? >> >>> >>> I own a calculator, am I qualified? ;-) > >Does anyone else remember "Sliderules" ? > >They were "State of the Art" when I took my EIT Exam. > >The Chief Examiner bent enough to allow the use of Calculators in addition to Sliderules the >year I took the Exam. > >Of course Space Flight was still considered Science Fiction at the time. > >Dam things have changed over the last three decades. > >I now use a 166 MHz Laptop computer with Modem, C.D. etc. > >Robert W. Stevens, Jr., S.E., P.E., R.L.S. >Consulting Engineer ;-0 > I remember using a circular (large) sliderule all the way through school, then my EIT, then my Civil and for both days of the Structural. I also couldn't wait for a four function hand calculator by then. Neil Moore S.E.
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