[ECE PhiBar] This is Why We Need Drink Specials

Saagar Patel saagarp at andrew.cmu.edu
Tue Feb 12 13:12:00 EST 2008

no, we need drink specials because of V-day. :)


Saagar Patel
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-----Original Message-----
From: Douglas Robl <drobl at andrew.cmu.edu>
Date: Tuesday, Feb 12, 2008 10:36 am
Subject: [ECE PhiBar] This is Why We Need Drink Specials
To: ece-phi at lists.andrew.cmu.edu

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,
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