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Re: *nix cert



Oh, I agree with getting a degree will put you much better off. If I didn't...I wouldn't be here ;-)
On Dec 9, 2005, at 1:26 AM, Rogério Brito wrote:

On Dec 08 2005, Justin Gallardo wrote:
Haha, funny enough. I am currently a student at a four year, and a
term of tuition, including my housing costs (3 terms a year) was
$4600, for in-state tuition. I would say that a few good certs would
be much more cost effective.

Well, but a Computer Science course, if done right (i.e., with theorems,
proofs and a solid background on theoretical foundations of Computer
Science) would be much more illuminating.

Getting a certification would be just like studying for another subject (perhaps much easier than studying for some course---again, such courses are done right, since much of Computer Science deals with problems that
are simple to state, yet utterly hard to solve).

And a graduate degree is even more mind-opening, I can assure you.


Regards, Rogério Brito.

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