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How many firms need someone with a Phd in string theory?

Actually if you're building Linux systems for business, kernel skills aren't irrelevant. You may not be building a new OS, but you will need to know why abusing the kernel or making wrong assumptions about it can cause problems.

But most employers just want some evidence of cognitive skills and task completion. They're not too worried about specifics.

by ThatBritGuy (thatbritguy (at) googlemail.com) on Wed Jan 26th, 2011 at 11:34:21 AM EST
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