[Air-L] Reputation and professional degrees

live human.factor.one at gmail.com
Tue Jan 5 12:55:28 PST 2010

I would hesitate to say that the 18 year old dropout as the expertise  
in *science*.
That is, the collection and analysis of data.
It's not the area of interest that I believe one needs expertise in,  
it's the study of that area.

The 18 year old sounds like a perfect interview subject.

On Jan 5, 2010, at 9:24 AM, Chris Hodge wrote:

> Where this gets muddier it seems to me is in areas such as emerging
> technologies, where an 18 year old dropout might have a greater grasp
> of a subject that a 60 year old tenured faculty member.

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