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    The Xeon Phi was a hunk-a-junk to try salvage Intels last big GPU project and to compete with GPU compute. It failed horribly and was...
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    I also enjoy my job. Challenging problems, great pay, smart co-workers, frequent travel (as much as I want), etc. Most of us don’t...
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    cguy liked The Voice's post in the thread Further studying.
    A degree also comes in handy where English is a requirement for citizenship, as while SA is no longer considered an English-speaking...
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    cguy liked Fuma's post in the thread Further studying.
    Can you believe its been 9 years since we had the world cup in South Africa? To me it feels like 2 years ago. You would be doing your...
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    The MBA may be worth it from the outset actually due to his experience. Depends on the OP's direction.
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    cguy replied to the thread Further studying.
    I see. The certifications may then get you some extra oomph quickly, but as @mr_norris said, they are pretty technical, and likely will...
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    cguy replied to the thread Further studying.
    No developer I have ever worked with has bothered with those certificates. They are more common among network engineers and system...
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    cguy replied to the thread Further studying.
    When you say ceiling, do you mean R60k/m, R100k/m or R200k/m? Because more of the same type of education can get you from R60k/m to...
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    cguy replied to the thread Further studying.
    Computing also has more computer science in it. The CS and Maths direction has the most potential, but it’s unlikely to benefit...
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    cguy replied to the thread America....
    Yup, was just clarifying. It’s not clear whether or not the OP was pointing out an out-of-whack value system, or pointing out that...
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    cguy replied to the thread Further studying.
    A BSc has much higher potential... if you actually use it. This is a thing - many people will get a degree and just continue doing what...
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    cguy liked Colin62's post in the thread America....
    I’m keen to be in Boston for St Patrick’s day.
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    cguy replied to the thread Further studying.
    I would also second the BSc approach (CS if I had to choose one). It’s effectively the fundamentals for advanced software development -...
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    cguy liked mr_norris's post in the thread Further studying.
    A BSc in either one you mentioned is well worth the effort. Yes, those MS certs will be quicker to obtain, but a BSc will help with the...
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    cguy liked ponder's post in the thread America....
    I think you're exaggerating just a bit, you would be safer in ny than any sa city...
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