Posts Tagged ‘rick call’

Rummaging around in old papers this past week, I came across the yellowing paper of a type-writer-typed paper from 1982.   I think I went to Edmonton to present the paper at the 4th Open Pit Operators Conference.    I vaguely recall a small city perched on the edge of a river—not at all like the city now that it has spread across vast swaths of open country that was once field and nature. (more…)

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   I have leveled my fair share of criticism at peer reviewers.  I have leveled my fair share of criticism at technical editors.  I have fooled many a peer reviewer whose ego was bigger than their intellect.  I have never slipped a bad sentence past a technical editor.  Although some have said my prose is uneditable–too blunt, they say.  (more…)

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