Subject: Re: How to run an FSB R&D lab (maybe)
From: Tom Lord <>
Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2002 01:17:23 -0800 (PST)

       yes ... it is called academia 

But not really.  Not in the way people usually mean that.

First, what I described isn't academia.  It's an epiphenomenon of

Second, the pattern I described is fine and good, but when populated
entirely with students, well, it's missing some depth of experience
and skill.  So there's good reason to recreate that environment in a
"grown ups" context, which is something only a business can do.