>From: John P. Looney [mailto:john at antefacto.com]
>Sent: 09 October 2001 15:29
>To: ilug at linux.ie>Subject: Re: [ILUG] RTE interview
>>>On Tue, Oct 09, 2001 at 02:42:22PM +0100, Smith, Graham - Computing
>> I just got a call from a TV production company (Eclipse i think?)
>> who are making a program about how different people got into diverse
>> careers - like a kid dosnt say "i want to be a cisco expert when i grow
>> Hmm. If I remember correctly, I chose computing by closing my eyes, and
>randomly dotting the CAO handbook...
These guys are probably looking for some kind of Road to Damascus story.
Guess they wouldn't be too happy with the usual 'well, jobs were hard to
find when I left university' :)
Everyone I know who works with Linux got their start by being a nerd &
playing with it at home - then falling into it as it became used in the
workplace. Just out of interest, did any of you go via the certified (e.g.
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