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This area, the authors note, "has a few saints, a great many dedicated humanitarian professionals, and not a few hustling entrepreneurs, fly-by-nighters, freebooters, and purveyors of snake-oil" (p.
As we get back into balance, we will see the brands come back and the fly-by-nighters disappear.
It's better to stick with the better-known players or to use recommendations from savvy colleagues, friends or reviewers, since fly-by-nighters operate in the computer arena as prolifically as in any other.