Skilled Java Developer Needed
charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Fri Sep 9 13:10:41 MDT 2005
On Fri, Sep 09, 2005 at 10:27:22AM -0600, Dennis wrote:
> >I remember when I worked at Hughs Air Crash, I had time on my hands,
> >and I wandered about and talked to other engineers about what they
> >were doing (not the sort of thing the Security State encouraged even
> >then). In talking to one engineer, I made several suggestions that
> >ended up saving ~$1 million in hardware costs alone. Management were
> >not amused.
> They wanted to spend the million?
Well, they didn't exactly tell me that, but we are talking about
military contracts here.
They also were not amused that I was helping other projects. If I had
been behind in my assigned duties, I could understand that. But I was
ahead (one of the few people on my project who was).
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