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Comment: Similar Boat (Score 1) 918

by fr175 (#27352769) Attached to: With a Computer Science Degree, an Old Man At 35?
I'm 31 and left my "career" in IT sales last year to finish my BS in MIS (yeah, it's not CS, but similar). I was recently turned down for an internship in the IT org of a major financial institution because I was "overqualified."

I'm still not really sure how to take that - does my sales experience overqualify me to intern as an IT analyst, or is "overqualified" just a nice way of saying that I'm too old. If anything, I'd say that I'm underqualified: I know some Java, C#, SQL, UML, etc. However, even with a 4.0 GPA, I don't feel like I'm learning enough in the classroom to comfortably slide in to a full-time IT position. It leaves me questioning what exactly recruiters are looking for and if I'm overqualified, I feel bad for the people who end up working with some of the dumbasses that are less qualified than me.

Comment: Re:Rye Playland (Score 2, Informative) 294

by fr175 (#25184279) Attached to: Debunking the Google Earth Censorship Myth

Playland, the amusement park in Rye, New York, also shows up as blurred compared to the surrounding suburbs: http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=52.248722,4.43965&spn=0.3,0.3&t=k&q=52.248722,4.43965

Cannot imagine why!

I don't know why this was modded as +5 Informative - the link doesn't even go to Rye, NY. Unless Rye, NY is now in Europe...

Zoom out at the location that is linked to and it is in Holland.

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