Re: Constraints and Functional Dependencies
Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2007 22:35:43 +0100 (CET)
Bob Badour <bbadour_at_pei.sympatico.ca> wrote in
> V.J. Kumar wrote:
>> Well, as regards college level math education, if you want real
>> stuff, you go to
>> 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?
- They are not good enough as physicists
- Pay is better
- Both (a) and (b), most likely (b) being the primary reason.
> Received on Thu Mar 01 2007 - 22:35:43 CET