I was reading an article today about the ferocious talent wars for tech going on right now in Silicon Valley and a sentence caught my eye.
“Whether she is scouring Stanford or Parsons for up-and-comers or more established candidates, de Baubigny says, ‘I am always very open-minded about what good talent looks like.’”
Maybe it’s because I watched a new show this morning called Brain Games
or maybe it’s because I’m a compulsive anagrammer, or maybe it’s my Dyslexia kicking in — for whatever reason when I read the word “scouring” I saw “sourcing.”
I started to think.
Has sourcing become scouring?
I believe it has.
What a few of us began doing (and talking about) in the latter days of the 20th century and on into the present century has turned into an incessant scouring (for many) of what can be found on the Internet. keep reading…