Source: BBC News
quote: If I were an employer I would take someone with an strong work ethic over ten recently educated college kids.
quote: and when I was younger I would have said "folder" because I wouldn't want to seem like a nerd.
quote: All certifications say is you can read a book and remember enough of it to take a test.
quote: SCJP certification
quote: The hell did you manage to obtain a car if you weren't able to earn money without the car? I'm not saying that ipads are practical at all, but someone had to baby you at some point.
quote: Looking at teenagers today I can easily say that they're less capable than they were when I was a teenager.
quote: Gas prices still linger in the $3 to $4 range with the exception of the occasional $2 and some change instances.
quote: but once while I was in college (early 90s) I drove through a small town one Fri/Sat night in which the teens would cruise around a small loop in town (or a nearby strip mall parking lot) for hours.
quote: It's not like the US is the home of most of the world's universities, most of the top universities, and the most graduates. It's not like the US is the top exporter of industrial heavy equipment, home of the most tech companies, automotive companies, aerospace companies, home of the start of the space age, computer age, wireless age, Internet age, or any of that.