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re: Any SEC schools have good computer science programs? - LurkerIndeed
In the late 90s at LSU if you could get a CS instructor who had actual industry experience, it was worth it. Everyone else, not so much. Of course, they ran all those guys off. As far as the circle jerk over best in the state, no one cares, especially after time in the industry. ...
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re: How do $40k a year millionaires pay for these swimming pools? - LurkerIndeed
[quote] I work at one of the best companies nationwide and make very good money for my age with an EE degree. [/quote] Thanks for pointing that out, wasn't quite sure on that point....
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re: Regarding college degree choices, is going into IT/Computer Science smart? - LurkerIndeed
[quote]architecture, high availability, scaling, and implementing a continuous delivery pipeline with Jenkins and Chef little baw [/quote] Design a site/application, keep it up, automate the build. Again, good for you. You trying to send a resume or something?...
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re: Regarding college degree choices, is going into IT/Computer Science smart? - LurkerIndeed
[quote] I mean this in the nicest, least negative way possible but you probably write shitty .NET code for a small scale operation in Louisiana[/quote] These threads always vhave to have that guy. You know the command line - good for you!...
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re: If I want to find a programmer to help with a startup idea.... - LurkerIndeed
"But come on, you're smart, this should be easy for you, it shouldn't take long at all!" "My cousin/brother/dog could do it over the weekend!"...
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re: Coursera Python Class Discussion Thread - LurkerIndeed
[quote]I don't have time to edit right now, but there is quite a bit of erroneous information in your friend's reply...I would take it down if it were me.[/quote] Seconded...LOTS of mis-information in there.....
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re: Delusion out of Lafayette - LurkerIndeed
[quote]Still going to take a while to build the program there. ULL has been well known for computer science for quite some time. [/quote] If all those undergrad courses listed are actually offered on a regular basis, it's hard to argue with you there...I would've been in propeller-head heaven wit...
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re: Do any of you own or work at a computer company - LurkerIndeed
[quote]If he can't find a CS job in BR or NOLA with GE, IBM, and Ameritas looking for almost 1,500 employees, something is wrong IMO.[/quote] [quote][b]He wants to be challenged[/b] and [b]says programming is mundane[/b]...[/quote] These guys usually produce crappy code....
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re: Google searches: Windows 8 is - LurkerIndeed
[quote]I love these Windows 8 meltdowns It really is hardly any different than Windows 7, people are just too dumb to figure that out.[/quote] What's funny is that IT-types are melting down more than anyone over it. One thing that helps out is to learn the keyboard shortcuts (some of whi...
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re: Mandeville is best place to raise kids in Louisiana per Businessweek - LurkerIndeed
[quote]But it's always cool to be that guy shite talking something that's great. [/quote] Sure is, isn't it? What I love about these threads is that it's always everyone who came after "me" that "ruined" the parish...it's like a St. Tammany hipster club....
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re: How long before Mandeville/Covington turns into crap? - LurkerIndeed
[quote]You're not in the cool clique if you call it the "Northshore." [/quote] I'll work on that! :lol: ...
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re: How long before Mandeville/Covington turns into crap? - LurkerIndeed
[quote]I'd just like to point out that there have been shitty apts and rental houses on Tantella Ranch for 25 years. [/quote] You mean it hasn't been utopia all these years?!?!?! Can someone tell me the cutoff date for living on the Northshore so I know if I'm in the cool clique or not?...
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re: MSFT Update: Looking worse quicker than I predicited - LurkerIndeed
Apologize for what? That's a better conversation than arguing over cherry-picked analyst quotes. I think there are plenty of types that can do both native and web. There are plenty of one tech, one language types, too, from the boonies to Silicon Valley, and they are on all platforms. Micros...
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re: MSFT Update: Looking worse quicker than I predicited - LurkerIndeed
[quote]It's a great opportunity for small house and single developers to create killer apps. Unfortunately for MSFT, they build their apps off a commonly used platform....but totally different than Android and iOS...so they can't just "start developing for W8". [/quote] Developers pick up new l...
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re: MSFT Update: Looking worse quicker than I predicited - LurkerIndeed
Something tells me [link=(http://www.geekwire.com/2012/mark-cuban-nokia-windows-phone-crushes-iphone-5/)]this endorsement from Mark Cuban[/link] may help out MS a bit... If you think the Windows Phone 8 launch hasn't gone well for Microsoft, you're either blind or intentionally spreading garbage....
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re: MSFT Update: Looking worse quicker than I predicited - LurkerIndeed
Can you try to hide your fanboyism a little bit? at least throw some good criticisms in there, like the stack ranking, or the C++ over-all-other-languages push......
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re: Anybody using Windows 8? - LurkerIndeed
[quote]Stop. Unless you want to use Storage Spaces, there are only reasons not to switch, and they are numerous. ("Upgrade" is the wrong term.) [/quote] Such as?...
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re: Computer Programming for Beginners - LurkerIndeed
[quote]Yeah do this and join the thousands who write worthless bloated programs that never work right. Or do something decent with your life and learn C++[/quote] I'm sure chicken and circus child will be happy to know that you think this site is worthless... another guy who thinks he's sp...
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