Finding our Niche LO6460

Andrew Moreno (
Fri, 5 Apr 1996 19:55:35 -0800 (PST)

Replying to LO6292 -- Was: Intro -- Ken Meltsner
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On Fri, 29 Mar 1996, Ken Meltsner wrote:

> When I was an undergraduate at MIT, I was told one good way to find a
> major. First, wander around the Institute until you're lost. Next, start
> reading the jokes and cartoons on the lab doors. Finally, when you find
> the jokes really funny, you've found the right department.

When I hitchiked to MIT, I tried doing that with the Media Lab, but it's
closed to the public. Neat place.

> We're in the end stages of completing a "Knowledge Management System"
> study, and I've found the work to be a lot of fun. In fact, it's the sort
> of work I'd like to do more of, and it may be the work that I've been
> (unknowingly) working towards since I started my PhD.

I think I know what you mean by (unknowingly).

> I've started to aim towards the title of "Chief Knowledge Officer," after
> the seminal article in CIO magazine. It sounds more professional than
> "Encyclopediac Synthesist" which was my first choice.

Sounds like inventors have a lot of clout now! Encyclopediac Synthesist -

Andrew Moreno


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