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Needed: Apprentice Programmers

Mark Mzyk May 5, 2008

Jay Fields has an excellent article up at InfoQ talking about software development.  He compares software development to playing poker.  It’s an analogy that works incredibly well. In the article is this quote: “Many programmers sit in cubes, tackling problems all on their own.” While most of us don’t think about that statement often, if […]

Comp. Sci. Degree Recommended, Not Required

Mark Mzyk January 30, 2008

If you read way too many blogs to be healthy, as I do, then there is no doubt you’ve come across the debate concerning computer science degrees. Chris Ammerman has a post that nicely summarizes the debate while linking to all the major blog posts on the topic and then provides his own thoughts. You’ll […]