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by albertmills
February 13th, 2012, 4:10 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Y U no build the airports closer?!
Replies: 21
Views: 14750

Y U no build the airports closer?!

when you fly on a company plane it's much faster -- no security, and they have their own hangers.
by albertmills
February 13th, 2012, 2:35 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: moscow school of econonmics?
Replies: 6
Views: 14894

moscow school of econonmics?

<r>anyone have an opinion on the masters program at moscow state university?the thing that impresses me is that they require two separate exams: economics and math. Most schools just require the gmat, which is sort of a joke and some executive mba programs have even scrapped the requirements for tha...
by albertmills
February 12th, 2012, 6:01 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Abu Dhabi
Replies: 28
Views: 15562

Abu Dhabi

it's hard to do a job if you're separated from the opposite sex for a long period of time
by albertmills
February 12th, 2012, 1:05 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Abu Dhabi
Replies: 28
Views: 15562

Abu Dhabi

are there many 20's and 30's western women there? what about russian? if i speak russian is this going to help a lot?
by albertmills
February 9th, 2012, 11:26 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Abu Dhabi
Replies: 28
Views: 15562

Abu Dhabi

anyone here, ever spend time as an expat working in abu dhabi?what did you think?
by albertmills
February 5th, 2012, 6:01 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: golden age of computer science?
Replies: 108
Views: 21450

golden age of computer science?

<t>look at germany as further proof that, while wages may be a very powerful force in driving jobs overseas, it's not the whole story.germany produces a lot of high-tech, high-quality industrial equipment (and also things like diagnostic and treatment equipment for hospitals) -- it's not exactly kno...
by albertmills
February 5th, 2012, 4:53 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: golden age of computer science?
Replies: 108
Views: 21450

golden age of computer science?

<r>QuoteOriginally posted by: ArthurDentQuoteOriginally posted by: albertmillsHere's an interesting article about outsourcing. It's not to do with cost savings when it comes to manufacturing.<URL url="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/22/business/apple-america-and-a-squeezed-middle-class.htmlHow"><LINK...
by albertmills
February 4th, 2012, 7:13 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: golden age of computer science?
Replies: 108
Views: 21450

golden age of computer science?

<r>Here's an interesting article about outsourcing. It's not to do with cost savings when it comes to manufacturing.<URL url="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/22/business/apple-america-and-a-squeezed-middle-class.html"><LINK_TEXT text="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/22/busin ... class.html">http://www...
by albertmills
January 31st, 2012, 7:07 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: golden age of computer science?
Replies: 108
Views: 21450

golden age of computer science?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteBasically I think that any formulaic process (which is most jobs that people do) can be done by a computer, and someone is going to come along and make programs that replaces doctors, engineers, etc. with people that supervise the computer and feed it dat...
by albertmills
January 31st, 2012, 4:48 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: golden age of computer science?
Replies: 108
Views: 21450

golden age of computer science?

<t>I'm not a programmer (beyond very basic stuff), but it seems to me that for someone who is talented and has a good understanding of computer science/engineering there are tons of opportunities that are waiting to be realized, things like intelligent interpretation of very large data sets, like wh...
by albertmills
January 24th, 2012, 2:55 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: finding the time to study while working full time
Replies: 154
Views: 27637

finding the time to study while working full time

I go to the gym/play sports, not to look good, but because I just want to move after sitting at a desk all day.
by albertmills
January 19th, 2012, 3:26 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: finding the time to study while working full time
Replies: 154
Views: 27637

finding the time to study while working full time

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: quantmehQuoteOriginally posted by: DevonFangsI *love* how scientists rank minds. An average mind. Please.Landau ranked them in log scale. so the next level is 10 times smarter whenever i want to feel stupid i realize that i would have trouble fully comprehending just on...
by albertmills
January 18th, 2012, 2:52 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: finding the time to study while working full time
Replies: 154
Views: 27637

finding the time to study while working full time

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: CrashedMintQuoteOriginally posted by: albertmillscurrent job... i get up at 7:30 am end work at 6So you effectively work from 8 or 9 until 6. Not trying to be mean here but this sounds like a very relaxed workload. It's a mere 9 or so hours, even at internships I had to...
by albertmills
January 18th, 2012, 4:59 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: finding the time to study while working full time
Replies: 154
Views: 27637

finding the time to study while working full time

<t>I've seen lots of advice on this forum that tells people to stay at their current job, and if they want to switch careers, take a few months/year to study some material (CFA, various text books, practice programming) and then try to switch. To anyone who's ever done this -- how did you find the t...
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