Linked by Scott Cabana on Thu 2nd Dec 2004 20:18 UTC
Editorial A couple of days ago, I read an interesting article by Kevin Kostis about how complex computer systems are and how they have a long way to go. I have to partly agree with his assessment, however a lot of folks don't take the time to learn about there own investment.
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It starts deeper
by KJS on Sat 4th Dec 2004 15:05 UTC

Reading the article and the messages I think the problem starts deeper! I'm NOT a native English speaker but I know the difference between there and their! This is just one of the mistakes found all over the world where ever Americans start to write.
The real problem I can see is EDUCATION! That's where it starts, in school. If you only train pupils to apply recipes and to find the easiest way around instead of using the brain to develop a solution you end up with a majority unable to even handle the small tasks and pretty short term the results can be seen in the success of the industry.
During the past 3 months I intervied 24 applicants for an engineering job and am shocked about the quality (or lack of it) I found. None of them was hired and we went with a foreign national despite the fact that H1 visa are expensive and difficult to get.

This article only shows a minor aspect of the larger problem!