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Re: Constraints and Functional Dependencies

From: V.J. Kumar <vjkmail_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2007 22:35:43 +0100 (CET)
Message-ID: <Xns98E6A8D1A10D5vdghher@194.177.96.26>


Bob Badour <bbadour_at_pei.sympatico.ca> wrote in news:0rHFh.3242$PV3.40272_at_ursa-nb00s0.nbnet.nb.ca:

> V.J. Kumar wrote:

>> Well, as regards college level math education, if you want real
>> stuff, you go to
>> Princeton/Yale/Chicago/whatever_math_school_is_of_interest_to_you,
>> not to some state college shithole, right ?
> 
> I did not go to a state college shithole, and I think my undergraduate
> education sucked.

Then clearly you went to a private college shithole. Why did not you transfer to a non-shithole college ?

> 
> 
>    It's all about choices you are

>> willing to make provided that you are qualified to make them of
>> course. If you are not qualified, tough luck, blame your parents or
>> genes, anyone or anything but yourself ;)
>
> Okay. But what if I am qualified, why can I not blame them anyway?

By all means.

> 
> 

>> In any case, monetary value of so-called "exact science" education,
>> as my Russian coworkers call it for some reason, is highly overrated.
>> You might be much happier and wealthier selling stuff like cars, or
>> XML databases to even bigger idiots ;) For some reason, some Russians
>> and Asians have not yet grasped these simple truths and are still
>> clinging to the mythical value of math/physics/whatever literally
>> beaten into them by their parent and teachers in their home country
>> secondary schools with military style discipline and curriculum.
>
> Why then do I know so many physicists in the software field?
  1. They are not good enough as physicists
  2. Pay is better
  3. Both (a) and (b), most likely (b) being the primary reason.

> Received on Thu Mar 01 2007 - 15:35:43 CST

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