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Darkroom Data Man Hohns His Phrases

My first job with Siegel Associates (later, Scintrex) was as a data man on one of the firm’s helicopter geophysics crews. Everything I did as a dataman was new for me -I had not a clue as to geophysics was … Continue reading

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The Allure of ICBMs: Chasing Birds and Dancing with Skirts

In early March 1969, I was hired by Siegel Associates, a small Canadian geophysical exploration instrument manufacturer. The firm was soon to become Scintrex, one of the world’s leading geophysical exploration consultancies (in spite of my total ignorance of geophysics.) … Continue reading

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