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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:What are you talking about? (Score 2, Insightful) 541

Most of these prizes are political anyway. Reagan, Thatcher, and Gorbachev should have won the prize for ending the Cold War in a peaceful way, but since the committee that makes the decision is mostly made of socialist nut jobs they were ignored.

As always, this is just my $0.02 worth.

A right is not what someone gives you; it's what no one can take from you. -- Ramsey Clark