Certificates Are Worthless
There are many published opinions on the value of IT certifications when you’re looking for a job. If you do a web search, you’ll find ’em. They range from “it depends on the certification” to “they’re absolutely essential”. Well, I’m going to go out on a limb here and say that certifications are nearly worthless.
The Frustrating Flaw in Online Learning
Online courses all seem to share one flaw… To put it bluntly, they piss me off… Inconsistent information, outdated materials, poor explanation of key concepts, and, sometimes, patently incorrect information. But if I stop to think about it for a moment, it’s actually a feature.
Work / Life Imbalance
You’re watching YouTube when you see a strange video entitled “No matter what, the work stays on!” … The scene opens to a large set of balance scales resting on a low platform. A man puts a big shiny metal weight embossed with the word “work” on the left side of the scales. Next to […]