Job skills [was Re: making the Python case to my dept.]

Gordon McMillan gmcm at
Sat Nov 6 20:58:57 EST 1999

[Michael Hudson]
> > > What are mathematicians' critical job skills? I'm curious,
> > > being one, and not having being taught anything resembling a
> > > `critical job skill' yet, and happy about it.

> > The ability to work long and hard on entirely meaningless
> > problems.
> > 
> Fair comment.

Maybe you don't realize that I was a math major too.

and-good-preparation-it's-been-ly y'rs

- Gordon

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