no degree impedes climbing the ladder, was Re: mysql issue

Daniel Fussell dfussell at
Fri Feb 10 11:42:15 MST 2012

On 02/10/2012 11:25 AM, Jacob Albretsen wrote:
> On Thursday 09 February 2012, Steve Alligood wrote:
>> On 2/8/12 5:03 PM, Jason Van Patten wrote:
>>> Sorry my knee jerk reaction is to assume i'm being criticized. Working
>>> this industry with no degree means i get paid crap relatively speaking
>>> and am constantly on the defensive. Can we just say i was giving you a
>>> good old southern "TESTIFY BROTHER!"?
>>> Jason
>> That's interesting.
>> You find that having no degree still impedes your rise up the ladder?
> Which begs the question, how many of us have degrees don't actually have much
> to do with our jobs?  My masters in Physics helps me configure servers daily
> you know.  :)
I have to admit, my electricity and magnetism classes helped me see 
possible ways a new super-small-bit hard drive technology might be 
implemented when the flaming article lacked for interesting details.

;-Daniel Fussell

More information about the PLUG mailing list