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Comment Re:Students already don't use the texts we have (Score 1) 115

As someone who has recently completed an undergraduate degree in engineering, I completely agree with your thoughts. I began my M.Sc. this year, which means I'm mired in lit review for my thesis project. I've been working my way through a few older textbooks, and am floored by the difference in quality in terms of presentation of material. These texts present matarial in a clear, concise, and robust manner. My undergraduate textbook in electromagnetics is embarrassingly hand-wavy in comparison to its equivalent written in the early 60's. All the examples and short-sighted analogies in the world won't help if they come at the expense of understanding fundamentals, but I guess I think differently than the publishers.

Comment Re:Sorry to burst your bubble (Score 1) 324

Sorry to burst your bubble but game designer/game programmer is one of these professions that you can't just say "hey, I know what I wanna do in life, I want to be a X. Now I'll just go to college to become that!". You can't right out of the blue suddenly decide to go to college to become a successful game designer/programmer/pianist/geologist/astronomer/graphical artist, because to have a successful career in those things you need a passion, and if you had the passion for it then whatever you want to make into a career would be your hobby to begin with.

In general, drive and passion for what you do will lead to success no matter what field you work in.