The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do.
Any nitwit can understand computers. Many do.
We're just waiting to see.
The only ones those certifications are recognized by are the associations who give them.
I am looking at it from the point of view of a harried user, which I am, and I believe that I am much more like the typical non-technical harried user than I am like the people who smoothly operate everything.
Most people are fools, most authority is malignant, God does not exist, and everything is wrong.
Everybody has only a 24-hour day. Most people, if they increase consumption of one medium (like magazines or books) will cut down on another (like TV). This drastically reduces the sort of growth some people have been expecting.
The ideas keep going, you have the material, you cut because there's a limit to the space allowed to you. And the space is limited because of some other constraints that have to do with money or printing or whatever.
I thought I was going to be a filmmaker but at the same time I was an intellectual and I felt that I could make a contribution to some field, as yet, not invented.
They were saying computers deal with numbers. This was absolutely nonsense. Computers deal with arbitrary information of any kind.
What we now call the browser is whatever defines the web. What fits in the browser is the World Wide Web and a number of trivial standards to handle that so that the content comes.
The four walls of paper are like a prison because every idea wants to spring out in all directions - everything is connected with everything else, sometimes more than others.
So in my uncertainty, I went to graduate school and there it all happened.
Computers are hierarchical. We have a desktop and hierarchical files which have to mean everything.
You can and must understand computers now!