April 26, 2017

In Oregon, Math Should be Used With the Utmost Caution

...because if you use it without government approval during a TV interview, you can be fined for Practicing Engineering Without a License.

...his research into red light cameras has earned him attention in local and national media—in 2014, he presented his evidence on an episode of "60 Minutes"—and an invitation to present at last year's annual meeting of the Institute of Transportation Engineers.

It also got him a $500 fine from the Oregon State Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying.... 

'cause impersonating an engineer is serious business. 
There is one little detail though, (Scarcely worth mentioning).

 Saltzman has a bachelor's degree in environmental and civil engineering from Cornell University, a master's degree from MIT's School of Civil Engineering, and is a membership of the American Society of Civil Engineers.  

But he doesn't have a license to use his degree in Oregon.

Posted by: The Brickmuppet at 06:48 PM | Comments (2) | Add Comment
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1 In other words, it was either an attempt at harassment, or the typical failure of over-bureaucratization.

Posted by: Ben at Wed Apr 26 20:06:42 2017 (B1bvu)

2 As that other site says, Ben, "embrace the healing power of 'and'."

Posted by: mikeski at Wed Apr 26 21:28:17 2017 (ml2c/)

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