> > Unfortunately, the PhD is increasingly being seen the same way, as
> > just another hoop to get through. The object becomes the generation of
> > material considered suitable for PhD assessment, rather than
> > documenting original contributions.
> Sun Microsystems Chief Scientists, John Gage and Bill Joy, would
> disagree with you.
That looks like
to me. It's the usual unsubstantiated wired hype.
> Haven't you
> ever wondered whatever happened to those people who were passed
> up through the grades just to get rid of them? Ones that were
> given, even B.S.'s in computer science? Where do you think those
> people are now?
Working at Sun.
They're the 90% of Sun employees who don't know who Bill Joy is.
this is the result of paying for your education.