[time-nuts] ebay warning
nerd at verizon.net
Wed Feb 22 02:06:49 UTC 2012
...while the gifted kids are ignored.
On 2/21/2012 6:07 PM, Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R wrote:
> I suspect we do better educating special needs children than most of those 25
> On 02/21/2012 02:33 PM, Tom Knox wrote:
>> Sadly I heard recently that the US is 27th in Math and 25th in Science. I
>> challenge the old DXers too name 25 countries smarter then we are. I cannot.
>> I guess that means we are not much better at geography.
>> Thomas Knox
>>> From: albertson.chris at gmail.com
>>> Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2012 13:39:31 -0800
>>> To: time-nuts at febo.com
>>> Subject: Re: [time-nuts] ebay warning
>>> On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 1:03 PM, Steve<steve-krull at cox.net> wrote:
>>>> Be cautious when straying off the tourist track over there. The Silk Market
>>>> in Beijing for example. Showing interest in knock-off Rolex's in one stall
>>> I bought a knock-off Rolex. But not exactly there. The seller was
>>> careful and kept them in the back. They had several different grades.
>>> He started at the top with one that looked OK but I wanted an obvious
>>> At first China only offered low skill, low wage assembly line type
>>> labor. But now they graduate more engineers than the US does each
>>> year. We (in the US) are on the wrong end of an "education gap".
>>> This happened with Japan years ago.
>>> Look at ham radio in China. Here is it for the most part old men who
>>> remember the days of vacuum tubes and CW. In China it is a hobby for
>>> the young middle class, mostly trained engineers.
>>> Chris Albertson
>>> Redondo Beach, California
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