Subject: Re: Kevin, Kevin, Kevin.....Re: Questions on EE job market.
Date: Sat, 2 Nov 2002 00:02:33 -0800
Organization: SCN Research of Tigard, Oregon, USA.
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No, this was not the British Standards Institute.
They were a designer, and manufacturer of airborne gimbals with cameras
mounted inside. They were aquired by FLIR Systems Incorporated (FSI),
and downsized shortly thereafter.
"Jonathan Kirwan" wrote in message
> On Fri, 1 Nov 2002 20:24:44 +0000, John Woodgate
> >I read in sci.electronics.design that Jonathan Kirwan
> > wrote (in <2lm5susvr8gdtvsjt8o5oqh37edjnkuusb@4
> >ax.com>) about 'Kevin, Kevin, Kevin.....Re: Questions on EE job
> >market.', on Fri, 1 Nov 2002:
> >>British Standards Institute? (And my experience with them
> >>didn't impress me, either.)
> >BSI doesn't design equipment. It only designs procedures that the
> >committee members, who actually do the work, don't like.
> And my experience wasn't with design, but in the understanding
> of basic radiation physics by some. It was a quite a contrast
> with their equivalents in Germany. Another story for another