[FoRK] Project 10^100 --- vote, bitches! ;-)

owen at permafrost.net owen at permafrost.net
Sun Sep 27 10:50:52 PDT 2009


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>> I think, at least in North America and most of the developed world, we already have excellent programs for science and engineering education. We just need more people to prepare for and enter them. Even in the developing world there is a serious focus on, and good availability of, such programs. So we just need to give those fields more caché ... more "coolness" amongst the youngsters.
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> some degree.  We need more tech->writer movement.

On that theme. The word Ken was looking for is 
cachet:
"a characteristic feature or quality conferring prestige"

 http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cachet

Not cache, with an oh-so-pretentious accent. 

Owen


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