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g innys ‘ COPYING SERVICE Copying Binding Printing Color Copying Graphics Word Processing Austin Lubbock Son Marcos What ‘s It, ,,111rAbout? In short, it’s about everything a great European style restaurant is all about. h ks n ov . cafe 310 East 6th St. Austin, Texas Dealer Inquiries Welcome WAR IS PEACE FREEDOM IS SLAVERY IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH Vote Republican 1984 \(T-SHIRTS Tired of Reagan’s Doublespeak? Order Now! Rod a Black _’ Silkscreened 2 Sides Post Paid Send Check or m/o . Newspeak Designs 70 Greenwich Av Suite 410. NYC 10011 RONALD REAGAN IS WATCHING YOU Parisian Charm. Omelette & Champagne Breakfast. Beautiful Crepes. Afternoon Cocktails. Gallant Waiters. Delicious Quiche. Evening Romance. Continental Steaks. Mysterious Women. Famous Pastries. Cognac & Midnight Rendezvous. The grant specifies that, in addition to the research, UT will teach summer classes to Army computer scientists. “We will not be doing anything that is related to any specific weapons system,” UT computer science professor Gordon Novak said about the project. “The Army wants to increase the pool of people available in the field. The general quality of scientists in the U.S. helps the defense effort. . . . It [the grant] is going to be a benefit to the students. When I was a student, I worked at Tracor. Other students have to work at fast food places. This is going to let them be paid to go to school. . . . That’s pretty nice.” Novak, who occasionally consults for MCC, adds, “You can’t find anything that’s any good that doesn’t have a military application. The DOD [Department of Defense] funds a lot of work in engineering and science. Many things that the DOD funds are good things that are bringing results that benefit everybody. Artificial intelligence potentially has applications to the military as well as civilians you could design better cars with it.” Novak says that, as far as he knows, the six million-plus grant is the largest single contract ever awarded to Computer Science at UT. About the same time that work on the Army grant begins, a new chancellor of the UT system will take office: a, former Secretary of the Air Force, Hans Mark, who currently lives in Washington and holds the Reagan-appointed job of deputy director of National AeronauMark is a nuclear physicist and former chairman of the nuclear engineering department at the University of California at Berkeley. IN DALLAS, there is a high tech task force appointed by Mayor Starke Taylor to figure out why Dallas didn’t get MCC. It is headed by Irving businessman William Moore. Moore told the Dallas Times Herald recently that one problem with Dallas is “this area doesn’t have an educational plant comparable to those in other major high tech areas like Boston and the Silicon Valley.” The State of Texas Economic Development Plan, written under Governor Mark White’s administration, notes, “Efforts are very strong in the states to increase university-industry linkages.” The document includes the goal of “developing the educational resources needed to qualify Texans for jobs.” “A great deal is going on in junior and community colleges,” said Linda Lewis at the governor’s Office of Economic Development. “There can be a cooperative agreement with an industry coming into a town. In an area where they need workers right away and the existing workforce is not qualified, they can apply for Industrial Start-Up Training. The industry says that they want it. The Texas Economic Development Commission cuts a work order. The Texas Education Agency [the state’s public school funding agency] meets with the company and tries to custom design training for that work force on site, at a local college, at a high school at night. , Industrial Start-Up Training money pays for materials, instructors whatever is most beneficial to the workforce and to the company.” This is the system that gives Lockheed Aerospace and Missile Company in Austin on-the-job training for its workers, using Austin Community College teachers. Slowly and almost invisibly, war electronics is staking out more territory for itself in the Texas economy. A San Antonio city council member, in a recent conversation about drawing high tech to San Antonio, was surprised by the suggestion that high tech companies invited to San Antonio might be defense contractors. Defense-related high tech is not dramatic. It does not attract the curiosity and attention that the Pantex bomb factory in Amarillo or the fighter plane and helicopter plants in Fort Worth draw. The high tech weapons workers do not make bombs or gun sights or missiles. They make circuit boards and software and computer terminals; they make the brains of guns and bombs and missiles. Alander Associates MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS Box 111, Salisbury, Ct. 06068 Our services have been found to be of particular value to clients whose business philosophies have become disarranged. 12 JULY 13, 1984