[Haifux] The 10th tip?
yossi.gil at gmail.com
Sat Feb 7 16:43:27 MSK 2009
On Sat, Feb 7, 2009 at 11:00 AM, Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have worked in a mechanical garage for six years. I know to rebuild
> engines, replace entire steering / braking systems, replace almost
> anything electrical in the vehicle, replace trim components, and of
> course how to diagnose mechanical problems.
> I have no problem getting all dirty and spending days on a customer's
> vehicle. But my own car? No thanks, I want it trouble free and I do
> _not_ want to get dirty.
> I think that it is reasonable to assume that CS students feel the same
> about their professions and their own computers.
Dotan, I love the metaphor you draw. To continue it, our CS students cannot
open the hood (they have no root permissions), but they are allowed,
expected, and encourage to use the vehicle they have to drive at fantastic
speeds, and do aerobatics of the kind no one did before. They only need to
be kicked right into the cockpit.
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