Re: [rp-ml] Just wondering where everybody has gone

From: Rachel Park (rachel@rapidnews.com)
Date: Mon Oct 15 2007 - 10:59:03 EEST


Hi Marshall

I really should have provided the link ..... sorry about that.

The following will take you straight to the digital archive of Volume
15/4. The historical article can be found on page 41 and the TCT 25 on
page 50.

http://tct.printless-publishing.com/iss4vol15/

Also fyi, global digital subscriptions for the magazine are completely
free of charge.

Regards, Rachel

On 12 Oct 2007, at 17:10, Marshall Burns wrote:

>
>
> Hi Rachel, is that article available online?
>
> Thanks,
> Marshall
>
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> From: owner-rp-ml@rapid.lpt.fi [mailto:owner-rp-ml@rapid.lpt.fi] On
> Behalf Of Rachel Park
> Sent: Friday, October 12, 2007 02:53
> To: George Sachs
> Cc: rp-ml@rapid.lpt.fi
> Subject: Re: [rp-ml] Just wondering where everybody has gone
>
>
> George
>
> I know for a fact that many of the original 'cheerleaders' for RP are
> still here and still working in the industry. If I could point you to
> the July/August issue of The TCT Magazine, a feature appeared called
> the TCT 25, which listed the top 25 individuals who have been dominant
> in RP/RM/RPD for the last 15 years, together with a brief biography
> for each and what they are doing now. This list was compiled based on
> votes from within the industry and from readers of TCT Magazine. This
> feature was also supplemented by an article that documented some of
> the major milestones over the last fifteen years in this industry.
>
> I think you have a point when you suggest that the maturity level of
> RP may be influencing the lack of noise on this list, however in my
> opinion RP is far from mainstream and the boundaries still need to be
> pushed. Having attended the latest TCT Conference on RM, which ran the
> same week as VRAP in Portugal which also hosted the annual GARPA
> summit, I think it is safe to say that there are still a high number
> of real champions of the technology out there and doing what they can
> to spread the word. RM is experiencing the same growing pains that RP
> did 20 years ago, but it is making huge strides forward as it strives
> to find its place in the manufacturing economy which it undoubtedly
> will.
>
> Regards, Rachel
>
> Rachel Park
> Editor
> TCT Magazine
>
> On 11 Oct 2007, at 20:44, George Sachs wrote:
>
> I was just wondering where all the RP "cheerleaders" of old have gone
> ... onto greener pastures perhaps? Have many of the contributors to
> this list from the 90's moved on to do other things or has interest
> just waned in general? Is RP, perhaps, now too mature and mainstream
> to really bother pushing anymore? I'd like to get anyones thoughts
> about the last 20 years and where things might head in the next 10.
> For instance has anyone been able to make any really BIG money from RP
> compared to, say, the internet? What about RM? Is there anything new
> for manufacturers to really get excited about lately (or, maybe, was
> there ever)? Having been with this list since the beginning, I was
> just wondering who's left from those "heady" early days of fantastic
> prognostications.
>
> G. Sachs
> Paradyme Systems
>
>
> Rachel Park
> Editor
> TCT Magazine
> Email: rachel@rapidnews.com
> Web: www.time-compression.com
>
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