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

Gordon McMillan gmcm at hypernet.com
Sat Nov 6 19:35:47 CET 1999


Michael Hudson asks:

> "Thomas A. Bryan" <tbryan at python.net> writes:
> 
> > Do math majors or engineers learn their critical job skill's in
> > their first classes?  
> 
> 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.

white-space-anyone?-ly y'rs

- Gordon




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