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2022-03-16

History versus the UNC Press fire of 1990

If future historians are well designed and supplied with sufficient training data, including facial recognition data, they might catch the error in this human-generated UNC Press Centennial Recollection, The 1990 Brooks Hall Fire and 1993 Rededication. They may know enough, for example, to recognize and call upon the young man, second from the left, for help, if it can remember his name.

group photo

This is the caption under the photo:

UNC Press staff, such as former Managing Editor Ron Maner (right), celebrating the rededication of Brooks Hall, 1993.

Hint: That is not Ron Maner on the right. Corporate memory can be so fleeting.


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