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Re: [News] [Rival] IEEE Helps Microsoft Destroy Students' Education

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____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Monday 22 Feb 2010 23:19 : \____

> wispygalaxy pulled this Usenet boner:
>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>> Demand for (and pay for) GNU/Linux skills is said to be up, whereas
>>> Windows is down sharply according to surveys. IEEE is sidling with the
>>> losing side here.
>> I thought the IEEE was filled with geniuses.  :P
> It is, but it is also a money-making organization, somewhat akin to AARP.

Microsoft made friends at AARP too (some months ago).

>> On a more serious note, I truly think that people with Windows skills can
>> successfully gain Linux skills.  What's wrong with being multi-skilled in
>> the tech world?  It will look good on a resume.  Maybe Linux will teach you
>> something about computers that Windows did not teach you.
> You can learn from both ends of the spectrum.  Windows is, these days, a
> fairly rich environment.  It has its own quixote concepts, but you can learn
> from them.

How many scientific discoveries are being made with Windows?  It's only some
software that might run on it. The heavy computing is done on UNIX/Linux.

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