[WP] CMU calls MSR a 'parasite'
Robert S. Thau (email@example.com)
Mon, 12 Apr 1999 21:54:54 -0400 (EDT)
Rohit Khare writes:
> "Microsoft Research has become a parasite on the academic
> establishment," said Jim Morris, chairman of the computer science
> department at Carnegie Mellon University. "They are eating our seed
> corn. If you take away great people from schools and put them in a
> place where they're not teaching anyone, who will train the next
As if those great people could have all found faculty positions under
any circumstances... I'm not thrilled with MSR myself, but the size of
academia got off the exponential growth curve a while ago.