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Carl_S
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re: Commentary: Engineers need an image makeover
Carl_S   5/5/2008 4:19:03 PM
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The general public does not understand what engineers do. That's true of most professions, except surgeons and trial lawyers, because they make TV shows about them. It's just a fact of life that we have to deal with. We could chip in and launch a campaign to educate the public about engineers, but to what end? So you don't have to spend that extra minute at a party explaining what you do? Your employer knows what you do, and pays you accordingly. There isn't any tangible benefit from publicizing the engineering profession.

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Mora Mora   5/2/2008 9:12:38 PM
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Mr. Schweber rightly points out about the lack of stardom status for engineers as compared to artists / celebreties. Societies now reward innovation more than routinely well defined orderly steps. Engineering work, most of times falls under this later category => a sequential improvement over the previous state. Moore's Law is one example: Its been held for so long consistently that its effects are taken for granted. So e.g. a faster / 8-core processor could be a significant endeavour for the engineering community but for masses, it was supposed to happen anyways.

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