[Pdx-pm] Fwd: [pm_groups] Where have all the young hackers gone?
darthsmily at verizon.net
Fri Jul 20 19:42:00 PDT 2007
All the young hackers are too busy cutting their teeth hacking to hang
out with all us old fogies and our dodgy meetings.
Josh Heumann wrote:
><quote who='Eric Wilhelm' when='Fri, Jul 20, 2007 at 03:01:48PM -0700'>
>>I would like to get Edgar some answers, but I'm terrible at judging age
>>and have no clue about the CS programs at the local universities.
>>Anybody have some info on that?
>I took over pdx.pm when I was 23, and I'm pretty sure I was the youngest
>or nearly the youngest the whole time I was running it. My information
>on pdx.pm runs about six months out of date at this time, though. If
>you guys have had an influx of toddlers, I'll stand corrected.
>As far as local universities, I know that PSU has a CS department, since
>recent speaker Rik Smoody was a professor there: http://web.cecs.pdx.edu/~riks/
>I like the idea of recruting at universities, but I'm curious as to how
>many of the pdx.pm regulars went to school for computer science. I've
>noticed that some of the best and the brightest either got degrees in
>something completely different (oh, I don't know, like Linguistics) or
>didn't get a degree at all.
>Maybe this is a good topic for a new poll on the from page of pdx.pm.org?
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