Re: [Fwd: QOTD: Moderately Gifted.]

From: Samantha Atkins (
Date: Wed Apr 11 2001 - 23:46:53 MDT

John Marlow wrote:
> True to an extent, but with staggering exceptions. witness the film,
> literary, and music worlds--truckloads of moderately-gifted and
> completely untalented persons making truckloads of money. Oh--and
> lest we forget--politics.

The same is true in every industry I am aware of. It is certainly true
in software. The elite are always a small minority. The masses of
programming folks definitely fall in the "moderately-gifted" category.
Some don't, imho of course, even belong there.

- samantha

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