[Coco] The Best quote I've seen in a while
James C. Hrubik
jimhrubik at earthlink.net
Wed Feb 5 17:56:39 EST 2020
Me laff,too, Gene. I used to have to administer those things. Wonder how many HS grads can actually score above the bottom nowadays :^ ).
They can try — https://stanfordbinettest.com/
On Feb 4, 2020, at 7:00 PM, Gene Heskett <gheskett at shentel.net> wrote:
> On Tuesday 04 February 2020 16:15:53 pfitchjr at bellsouth.net wrote:
>> "Teaching sand to think was a mistake..."
> ROTFLMAO! And I'm inclined to agree, but our technological progress
> since has been pretty close to a vertical line, and generally speaking
> we are better off for it.
> Actually, we did that first with glass and metal. First "computer" I ever
> saw had 12,000 12AU7 vacuum tubes in it. 1954 or 55 IIRC. Tied to a
> modified Harris streaming printing press, which was used to drag the
> test sheets past the photocells that read the dots, it was grading the
> Iowa version of the S/B IQ test. At about 4 test sheets a second.
> Designed and built by the engineering school at SUI in Iowa City.
> Cheers, Gene Heskett
A leader is someone who walks
out front and takes the hits for
the people who are behind him.
"Leading from the rear" is oxymoronic.
— — Sayings of Grandpa Jim, c. 2018 —
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