From: Jef Allbright (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Jan 08 2007 - 12:12:04 MST
In my conversations with John we tend to use Buckminster Fuller's term
but the term seems a bit...ephemeral.
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of
Sent: Monday, January 08, 2007 10:47 AM
Subject: Re: MEST
I see your point Damien. I was merely using the acronym in the
same manner as John Smart (I like how he thinks). However the concept
and the acronym are useful. I say we wrest it a way from them. The new
acronym will be STEM compression.
On 1/8/07, Damien Broderick < firstname.lastname@example.org
<mailto:email@example.com> > wrote:
At 02:51 AM 1/8/2007 -0500, micah wrote:
>Its true. Because of the principle of MEST compression
Ekk. This acronym is toxic, being (I hope) badly
misleading in any
context advocated on this list:
Presumably you're adopting John Smart's use of the term,
and not the
name of the punk band, but I really hope it can be
out of existence. Scientology terminology is *not* a
good look in
this context (or indeed in any).
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor,
mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
R. Buckminster Fuller
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