[vcf-midatlantic] OT: people don't understand computers anymore

Christopher Blackmon ckblackm at yahoo.com
Tue Jun 7 14:31:05 EDT 2016

      From: Neil Cherry via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org>
 To: vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> 
Cc: Neil Cherry <ncherry at linuxha.com>
 Sent: Tuesday, June 7, 2016 2:20 PM
 Subject: Re: [vcf-midatlantic] OT: people don't understand computers anymore
On 06/07/2016 02:03 PM, Bill Sudbrink via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> Neil Cherry wrote:
>> I'm a bit old school, can't quite understand how
>> those in computers can't understand the underlying
>> principles of the computer (hardware and software).
>> But along those same lines we're abstracting so
>> much of this that we don't need to understand it
>> that well.
> It's a bit astonishing to me too.  We get job candidates
> with CS degrees from reputable universities who don't
> know what a register is,

It's where the heat comes out of the floor or wall. ;-)

And here I was thinking it was the place the cashiers stuck my moneyafter giving me an ever dwindling amount of "stuff."  :-)

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