Radio Amateur and Broadcast Engineer Chris Tarr W9JOL writes about the Looming Engineering Age Crisis
Broadcast companies are standing on the train tracks, watching a train from a mile away making its way towards them. “Boy, that thing’s going to kill us! Should we jump? Should we run? Well, I’m pretty busy…I sure hope someone pushes us out of the way before the train hits us!”
And that’s how the end will be. The surprise? The train isn’t “new media” or the internet.
The train is our inability to act.
There’s something we’ve been talking about in the industry for years – it’s the lack of new Engineering and Technical talent. We all know the problem is there. We know that it’s already a big problem. The issue is we keep waiting for someone to do something about it.
We need to act. We need to do it now.
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(Ed note: – Another sign of a changing landscape?)