Ian Bicking: the old part of his blog

Re: Training for Failure

I took a total of 6 computer science credits en route to my B.A. in Anthropology and, forgive my immodesty, I think I do really well as a programmer.

Heck, the three best programmers I've had the pleasure of working with are college dropouts. And the worst developer I currently work with has an M.S. in Comp Sci from Stanford (that would be pretty awkward if she read this).

I think it's unfortunate that Joel puts such emphasis on a CS degree, never mind its curriculum.

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