[Air-L] snide, cute, ignorant, surprising

elw at stderr.org elw at stderr.org
Sun Dec 16 16:44:43 PST 2007



> I guess the juicy "young scholar resented by sheeplike professors who 
> cite one another and use big words unnecessarily" angle was too juicy to 
> resist. But it is a shame that this vibrant area of research is 
> presented as just the flavor of the month.

... and the senior folks doing work on networks...  well, none of them are 
exactly sheep.  :-)  [f.e., Barry Wellman, Ron Breiger, Tom Snijder, Stan 
Wasserman, ad infinitum...]

--elijah


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