Tip of the Trade: Back to School, Geek Style
Technology changes so much. If you haven't figured out that a career in IT means a lifetime of continuing education, this is probably not the field for you. Sure, Fortran gurus and COBOL cowboys still eke out meager existences, but the world marches on, and continual change is the norm. The Internet itself is the world's biggest library, and anyone with drive and time can learn just about anything. There is also formal education available for folks who prefer more structure. Thus, O'Reilly Media, the largest computer book publisher, and the University of Illinois have partnered to create the O'Reilly School of Technology.
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