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Comment From my experience... (Score 1) 791

It's not just the money, but the the number of skills. New computer degree graduates are facing an uphill battle to get jobs with no experience and unless they lie they are going to not get work. So this knowledge is passed on to high school students who decide to go for a degree that can get a foot in the door immediately after graduation.

Comment Re:Yay, Obama (Score 1) 664

The Constitution is not just a subset of the law, it's the core of the law. All other laws in the US are either a clarification of the Constitution or a supplement to the Constitution. Any laws that are in opposition to the Constitution are considered 'unconstitutional.'

As always, just my $0.02 worth.

Comment Really? (Score 1) 541

I like what Torvalds has done, but after the Nobel Committee have awarded Peace Prizes to the likes of Arafat, Gore, and Obama I no longer believe they live in the same world as the rest of us.

Of course this is just my $0.02 worth.

Comment Ridley Scott (Score 1) 585

Brave New World has been done. Give it a rest.

The Forever War sounds promising. Now I need to go read it...

Shameless plug: The LASFS Library has this and other good SF books. If your in LA, stop by and take a look. Meetings are on Thursday starting at 8:10 PM.

Just my $0.02 worth.

Real Programmers think better when playing Adventure or Rogue.