Re: Dr. Katz goes to Washington...

Rohit Khare (
Mon, 18 Mar 96 23:39:36 -0500

Rohit Khare wrote on Mon, 18 Mar 96:

> An excellent and entertaining paper:
> ,http://HTTP.CS.Berkeley.EDU/~randy/ToWashington/Index.html

Oooh! wait, there's more:

> If I could use an analogy to describe my two years in
> Washington, then it would be the following. Working in
> the Executive Office of the President was liked being
> locked up with a thousand 25-year old Assistant
> Professors. The staff were inexperienced, full of energy,
> working around the clock, while actually accomplishing
> relatively little.

more seriously:

> I had an opportunity to check out the White House's
> Resumex system, a UNIX-based application for scaning and
> indexing resumes. Its 50,000 resume database contained
> not a single profile that fit my own: Ph.D. in engineering
> with 10 or more years of experience. But the vast majority
> of those therein were for people with law degrees (and
> recent experience as staffers or lobbyists was very
> common).