Re: WWW/Internet 2009: 2nd CFP until 21 September

From: Walter Mitty <>
Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2009 00:11:39 GMT
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"paul c" <> wrote in message news:2l2gm.38551$Db2.32873_at_edtnps83...

> I've met very few history majors in IT but I must say I thought the few I
> knew were just as useful as most other people. I don't know why there are
> so few as most historians could enter IT and increase their income more
> than most chemists. Maybe it's harder now, when I started programming
> there were few computer science degrees, the main qualifications were to
> be semi-literate and a quick study, glibness didn't hurt. Come to that I
> think that a field that pays even worse than history, namely anthropology
> would be just as good a background as most of the computer science
> curricula I used to watch until about ten years ago.

I'm going to go out on a limb and suggest that anthropology is at least as relevant to the world wide web as computer science, maybe more so. Received on Mon Aug 10 2009 - 19:11:39 CDT

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