What might a Systems Analyst (SA) with AIDS want to know from the Director of a medical research funding organization (D)?
SA-Thank you for agreeing to see me. I'm here because I'm seropositive for the AIDS virus. I want to do something about it.
D-Well, our organization doesn't canvas for funds directly, but if you are able to make a donation, that could help.
SA-I think I might be able to make a more distinctive contribution. My original training was as a design engineer. For the
*First published in The Lancet (1989), volume 2, pages 1382-1384.