Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Brawn and brains required

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
When would-be apprentices apply to join the carpenters union, the first thing they have to do is take a math test. It's a sign of the increasing importance of math and computers, even in a traditionally low-tech field such as carpentry.

'You gotta know math,' said Dave Dougherty, a 25-year-old third-year millcabinet apprentice. 'Math doesn't lie.'

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

smart kid i wonder if he can solve the equation of how our pension fund subtracted and by what percent. math doesn't lie but coles and his lackies do.