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The Importance of Students

Young people and students are the lifeblood of any new idea. Students talk, socialize and are generally more willing to wade around into the unfamiliar and unknown. It shouldn’t surprise anyone that Facebook was invented by a 20 year old.

It’s also no surprise that a large percentage of email I receive regarding cable transit comes from the student community. Students are willing to get over the ski lift issue and see the bigger picture. Often, the email I receive takes the form of a masters student working on their thesis seeking information about costs, technology choice, station size, etc.

In whatever way I can, I try to help.

It would be nice, however, to see what these students come up with.

So if you are one of those students who’ve sought my advice in the past, please reconnect and give us all a peek at what you’ve been working on. If you like, we’ll feature your work on The Gondola Project. And if you’ve never sought my advice, but have an interesting cable-related project you’d like to share with us, feel free to drop us a line, too.

Oh, and given that this is a student’s busiest time of year: Good luck with everything you all are working on!

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