Advice to a Junior in High School?

Josh joshway_without_spam at
Tue Aug 26 21:13:42 CEST 2003

Howard Nease <hnease at> wrote:
> Does anyone have any advice for me and my future? What should I study in
> college? Will the market for jobs get better? Do I have any hope at all of
> finding a decent-paying job in compsci? What languages do you suggest that I
> study (I'm already studying Python)?

I'd suggest C++, because it's complex and hideous, and you'll probably
be dealing with complex hideous things in the software industry--so
it's best to start early.

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