[Beowulf] Degree

Vincent Diepeveen diep at xs4all.nl
Wed Oct 24 07:46:18 PDT 2012

On Oct 24, 2012, at 3:19 PM, Hearns, John wrote:

> .
> Thing is, I need some kind of degree in this stuff to do the kind of
> work I really want to do. Especially in Germany, organisations
> involved in HPC usually strictly require an advanced degree if you
> want to be paid.
> In the UK it is quite normal for people who want to gain  
> qualifications
> whilst working to go through the Open University   http:// 
> www.open.ac.uk/

Most interesting

Isn't one of the many problems of the UK that the Feodal system from  
some centuries ago is still
there in UK- you have to pay bigtime to get your PHD, whereas PHD  
students over here get an income?

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