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GeneralRe: Why you don't need long, complex passwords Pin
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Bernhard Hiller3-Sep-14 22:05
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GeneralYou don't need a password Pin
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NewsComputer Science Majors, Your Degree May Not Be As Valuable As You Think Pin
Christopher Shields3-Sep-14 10:52
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Ravi Bhavnani3-Sep-14 11:39
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deostroll3-Sep-14 20:35
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Paul M Watt4-Sep-14 5:01
mentorPaul M Watt4-Sep-14 5:01 
To be a successful programmer you need two things, the desire to continually learn AND practice.

A degree is not intended to teach a person a trade so they can go out and practice that trade for a living. A degree gives you a foundation and exposes you to a variety of topics. To simply be aware what knowledge exists out there to be able to draw upon for a solution is very powerful.

You need to actually go out and practice to learn how to apply what you have been taught in college for the degree.

Having a degree will open doors, even if they are not in the related field that you work in. Some companies will not even consider candidates unless they have a degree.

There are plenty of jobs out there that require all range of skill and education levels.

From the very narrowly focused view-point that the article takes, yeah, there are people that create mega-corporations without degrees. They are the exception and not the rule.

Then of course a programmer can always google...
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NewsAfter 13 years, JCache specification is finally complete Pin
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NewsIE users in no rush to discard old versions despite Microsoft's support-stoppage mandate Pin
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NewsIf you can solve this math problem, you'll get a $1 million prize, and change internet security as we know it Pin
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NewsFirst non-Microsoft C++ AMP implementation leaves dock, shows glimpses of future Pin
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