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#301 .josh

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Posted 08 July 2009 - 01:33 PM

so you really did get a phd in css, html and js?
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Posted 08 July 2009 - 01:34 PM

so you really did get a phd in css, html and js?

lol yes i started stdying css and html at college 3 years at college and then 3 years at uni now we dont even hardly use html its all json xml js
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#303 .josh

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Posted 08 July 2009 - 01:36 PM

I'm not calling you a liar.  I'm just kind of surprised, that's all.  I didn't know people actually offered phd's for those things.
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Posted 08 July 2009 - 01:39 PM

I'm not calling you a liar.  I'm just kind of surprised, that's all.  I didn't know people actually offered phd's for those things.


lol im joking hahahahaha who the hell would do a phd in css
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Posted 08 July 2009 - 01:53 PM

ah man wtf I was gonna ask you for school info because I too wanted to join the ranks of phd in html, css and js.
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Posted 08 July 2009 - 01:59 PM

my cuz is a phd in physics but he finished uni when he was 35 ????


Then either he started late, he is really slow, or he is in some sort of obscure subfield of physics.

if your gonna do a phd you migth aswell join the army.


What does the army have to do with any of this? A PhD is a research degree. If you don't want to do research, getting a PhD is pointless. Good luck getting a research position at even a half-decent university without a PhD. I also wouldn't want a lecturer who only had for instance a Bachelor's. However, as I said in another topic, being highly educated just for being highly educated is a waste of time and money.

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Posted 08 July 2009 - 02:19 PM

yes i totaly agree a degree is for knowing and doing and a phd is for contributing to the science of the art itself
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Posted 08 July 2009 - 03:05 PM

my cuz is a phd in physics but he finished uni when he was 35 ????


Then either he started late, he is really slow, or he is in some sort of obscure subfield of physics.


not necessarily - a lot of physics Ph.D's take a hell of a long time, regardless of their thesis area. it's especially true if he went the B.Sc.-M.Sc.-Ph.D. route (rather than straight B.Sc.-Ph.D.).

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Posted 09 July 2009 - 05:57 PM

i have like a few cuzons with phd's but most of them took like a few years however this guy made some sort of lazer for his thesis so he must be high up, i am proud of him. lol, he worked in that reactor thingy the realy long one where they break teh atoms. now hes moved to austrailia
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Posted 09 July 2009 - 09:23 PM

i have like a few cuzons with phd's but most of them took like a few years however this guy made some sort of lazer for his thesis so he must be high up, i am proud of him. lol, he worked in that reactor thingy the realy long one where they break teh atoms. now hes moved to austrailia


Chernobyl?

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Posted 10 July 2009 - 02:38 AM

Hello

My name is David González (no speedy gonzalez <_<, and no I'm not mexican either). Anyways, I live in Puerto Rico, the island of corruption.

I'm 20, turning 21 this July 12. I've started learning PHP last 2004-2005 and so on. Where I also met Daniel0 but I forgot already how we met. All I remember was that I typed like an idiot "hw u doin, lolz did u see tat! omgwtfbbq!" or something like that. Well, also on that time I picked HTML, CSS and a bit of MySQL.

Anyways, a few years passed and I still had Daniel on MSN I don't remember what I said to him but registered into this forum which I use to keep shaping my PHP and well other things (eventually) and join other discussions.

Eventually I regained my lost interest in programming and got back in shape to continue learning PHP best practices, solutions and best interest in application design. From there I picked Java and today just started dabbling with C# with Mono.

OS I use is archlinux, I'm no windows hater either(or microsoft), just getting experience. The IDE I use is netbeans 6.7 (btw do people keep saying, "hey, 1337 people use notepads, n00b!"? :|)

Personal life:

Social life == :(. I love reading books, about to finish The Book Thief to start Dry Ice. Favorite bands: Cranberries, Dream Theater, Iron Maiden, Metallica *to be honest, just the S&M release :x*. I have a dog named brigand which sometimes I feel like kicking for crapping the floor !

Favorite series: House, Supernatural, Fringe, True Blood

<Whine>
Still kicking myself for joining a sucky institution that could resemble a school in a third world. I have learned almost nothing. Last semester was supposed to be "introduction to web applications"," introduction to application design". We picked up flowcharting, ok. The professor gave the shittiest lesson ever, and tried to cover the lesson within 3 days. Now, there wouldn't be much problem, except SHE didn't know how to explain. Every time she started explaining somehow sentence jumped to another unrelated sentence.

Well, it'll drop it here lol, else it'll never end.. besides, we went into a Strike against the institution administration afterwards... blah blah
</Whine>

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Sorry if there are some grammar errors, spanish here :P

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Posted 13 September 2009 - 01:55 PM

Hello, I'm Darragh I'm 16 and Live in Belgium.
I started 'learning' html in 2004-2005 and php in 2006 (I think).
My hobbies are squash and piano.

For the rest I don't have to say a lot :)

That's me .
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#313 PugJr

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Posted 14 September 2009 - 06:43 AM

What exactly does 'squash' mean? Or do you mean one of your hobbies consist of eating squash?

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Posted 14 September 2009 - 07:33 AM

It's like "pong" with a wall in the middle, only with a real ball and real people. The ball hurts like hell when it hits you in the nuts.

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Posted 14 September 2009 - 08:01 AM

It's like "pong" with a wall in the middle, only with a real ball and real people. The ball hurts like hell when it hits you in the nuts.


Ha, I play squash every week and quite luckily never taken a jab like that yet! Hurts like hell to the face as well!

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Posted 14 September 2009 - 09:55 AM

I'm Gareth. I'm just over 17 years old. I started learning HTML in late '04 and I moved onto Javascript after a while. I wanted to go on to PHP but I could never seem to set up the whole Apache/PHP/MySQL thing on my Windows machine. I finally found out about EasyPHP late '05 early '06 and I started learning PHP off the tutorial on w3schools (which I have found to be an invaluable source of information). I kinda lost interest of PHP for about 9 months in '07, but then I got back into it

I always wanted to learn Java/C#, but getting the compilers and the tutorials... I'm too comfortable with PHP (Which I'm learning something new all the time).

That just about sums me up I reckon
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#317 DEVILofDARKNESS

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Posted 14 September 2009 - 03:45 PM

Indeed even if it hits your eyes it isn't that fun :P
but It's a lovely sport :)
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Posted 18 September 2009 - 04:20 AM

I'm turning 26 next month.

Unemployed.
I attended University of Maryland but never finished. Going back, and probably have wnother 3yrs to go.

I'm interested in PHP and Python....aaand, that's about it.
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Posted 21 September 2009 - 02:05 PM

Hi,

I am 36 years old and live in Oxfordshire in the UK. I have been studying PHP/MySQL on and off (more off than on!) for the past 18 months. As I am now unemployed, I am devoting more time to learning PHP/MySQL so I hope to become fairly competent in the subject.



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Posted 25 September 2009 - 12:38 AM

My name is Alex, I live on Long Island right outside of NYC and I'm 16 years old (Since Sunday!).

I got interested in programming (more specifically, web development) a couple years ago through a friend who was into that kind of thing. I originally started with HTML and CSS, but I never really liked that too much; soon after I moved onto PHP & MySQL. Over the past few years I've dipped into a bunch of other programming languages like C++, JavaScript and AS3 (Which I actually just got back into more seriously). I'm constantly studying programming languages and always trying to learn more. Currently it's just a hobby, although I do make money from freelancing here and there :P

I'm currently still in high school, I'm a junior (11th grade). I have no idea where I'm going to college yet, or even what I want to major in. I'm extremely indecisive which doesn't help at all and it's getting close so that's pretty stressful. Recently I've been considering a job in computers, and studying for a degree in computer science; but I see programming more of just a hobby for me at the moment.

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