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Kathleen Garness <[log in to unmask]>
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Fri, 6 Sep 2019 12:05:17 -0500
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And another sad example of how centuries of good science will continue to be ‘dumbed-down’ through lack of accountability and expertise. :( Does this seem to be a trend anyone’s observing? 

Not sure how to push back against that. Ideas? 


> On Sep 6, 2019, at 11:51 AM, Elizabeth Morales <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Interesting, Taina! I haven’t seen this one before.
> I looked this guy up, apparently a bona fide software developer, I think he works in British Columbia from his recent resume entries. Sometime these weird and detailed requests are some kind of bogus entity. This is, apparently, a real person named Dave Jarvis.
> If you go to the link that shows his project thus far, it indeed does look like the work of inexperienced student illustrators. If he has paid for some of this work, as he mentions, my guess is that the rates must be low.
> I agree. I would say thanks but no thanks. Maybe if he came back with real money you might consider doing some of this, or turning it over to an illustrator who can benefit from the job.
> cheers
> Elizabeth Morales

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