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Luis Sanchez
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social skills ... are to blame?
Luis Sanchez   7/2/2013 2:49:45 AM
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Many times we can associate poor social skills with engineers, I wonder if this is a variable which could also be associated with the bad behavior that makes an engineer do a crime. 

What surprises us a little bit about engineers doing bad things is that education is many times the way to live a better live and thus, to not fall in this eerie statistics, howvever, there are always anomalies in the measures... right?  

Patk0317
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Engineers and crime
Patk0317   7/2/2013 2:42:46 AM
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Taken as a group, there will be the same percentage of engineers who are criminals as any other group. There are some bizarre ones here though.

Patk0317
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Engineers and crime
Patk0317   7/2/2013 2:42:44 AM
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Taken as a group, there will be the same percentage of engineers who are criminals as any other group. There are some bizarre ones here though.

Michael Dunn
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Re: Don't blame the messenger
Michael Dunn   7/1/2013 10:14:02 AM
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>Since when have seismic engineers been able to predict earthquakes?

Yes, that's a weird one. Perhaps they were overconfident in their assurances. I'd lay as much or more blame then on the officials who were stupid enough to believe them.

_hm
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Crime and humane nature
_hm   7/1/2013 9:55:21 AM
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Crime and humane nature is universal. The degree of crime or white collar crime changes from time to time and place to place. But I have often observed more subtle from of prevarication and that tantamounts to white collar crime of first or second degree. However, engineers rationlize it to their liking.

This is also true for lawyers, management staffs and doctors.

 

rick merritt
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Re: Lisa Nowak
rick merritt   7/1/2013 1:17:40 AM
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I can here Col. Kurtz of Apocalyse Now saying, "Diapers...the genius of that!"

This was a fascinating read. Thanks Chuck. Man, the eyes of some of these purps make my skin crawl!

mcgrathdylan
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Lisa Nowak
mcgrathdylan   7/1/2013 12:08:10 AM
I mean, the Lisa Nowak one is the craziest. It's the tech community's answer to Tanya Harding,

David Ashton
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Re: John Delorean?
David Ashton   6/30/2013 11:46:30 PM
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I thought the worst he did was produce overpriced cars....but just googled him and he was quite a naughty boy....

David Ashton
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Re: Slideshow
David Ashton   6/30/2013 11:39:52 PM
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@Karen....All good now Karen, thanks

burn0050bb
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Re: Slideshow
burn0050bb   6/30/2013 11:39:47 PM
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Try again, it's fixed now.

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