[ECE PhiBar] This is Why We Need Drink Specials

Steven E. Mikes smikes at andrew.cmu.edu
Tue Feb 12 13:03:18 EST 2008

haha awesome proof. it's along the same lines as the proof that girls are evil. 

> Hey Everyone,
> We all know by now that Phi is a dive, and Genevieve is a pain in the ass,
> but hey, we need drink specials because according to this, we're not going
> to make all that much money in the end, comparatively of course.
> Dilbert's Salary Theorem
> Dilbert's "Salary Theorem" states that "Engineers and scientists can never
> earn as much as business executives, sales people, accountants and 
> especially liberal arts majors." This theorem can now be supported by a 
> mathematical equation based on the following two well known postulates:
> Postulate 1: Knowledge is Power. Postulate 2: Time is Money. As every
> engineer knows: Power = Work / Time.
> Since: Knowledge = Power, then Knowledge = Work / Time, and Time = Money, 
> then Knowledge = Work / Money.
> Solving for Money, we get: Money = Work / Knowledge.
> Thus, as Knowledge approaches zero, money approaches infinity, regardless
> of the amount of work done.
> The correct way to handle this is to search out drink specials such as $7
> Blue Moon or Guinness pitchers.  The incorrect way is to go get a finance
> job.  See you at Phi, Wednesday at 9 (Unless you were planning on coming
> late, then we're meeting at 8:30).
> No Kilo, -Doug _______________________________________________ Ece-phi
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