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Comment Hosting company (Score 1) 266

The degree's subject doesn't matter. Just having one will give him a leg up.

As long as he knows what he's talking about, he should be able to find work at a hosting company which will have plenty of entry- to low-level sys admin type work. Some sort of volunteer work beforehand to prove that he's not totally inept would help, too.

Comment Re:Innocent? (Score 4, Informative) 410

That's more right than you think. One author claims that the average citizen commits three felonies a day without knowing it (due to the byzantine legal code which can be interpreted any number of ways): Three Felonies a Day: How the Feds Target the Innocent. It's an interesting read if you're into that sort of thing.

If it's worth hacking on well, it's worth hacking on for money.