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Invest in the future by investing in young engineers: via @eetimes

Invest in the future by investing in young engineers: via @eetimes

Invest in the future by investing in young engineers Charles Cimino 8/29/2012 12:37 PM EDT Alan Kay, the pioneering computer scientist who invented the Smalltalk programming language back in the 1970s, is justly famous for saying, “The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” To this idea, I would add, “And then you have to educate the next generation of inventors!” Test and measurement companies need our colleges and universities to turn out a steady stream of eager graduates. These are the people we’ll be counting on to invent the world we’ll live in tomorrow, as well as the market for the next generation of products we’re developing. Leaders in the test industry have an obligation to support students while they’re in school so they have the requisite skills and experience to contribute to their employers the day after graduation. A Focus on Education and the Fut...

Full article: http://www.eetimes.com/electronics-blogs/other/4395009/In...

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