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I don't think that is what he was saying, the implication was that people who use PHP are less intelligent than people with PHD's.


> the implication was that people who use PHP are less intelligent than people with PHD's.

That was not the intended meaning. I was trying to convey that any background, industrial or academic, regardless of cultural norms about those backgrounds, are welcome.

Also, it rhymed and I like rhymes.

I've done work in PHP. Also in Ruby, Java, Python, Golang, PL/SQL and I forget the rest.

I also have a fancy computer science degree. Its main use is to make my apartment look a little prettier, and to qualify me for an E3 visa.

The point is that it really doesn't matter that much. If you have some nous and some experience and we can get along, that's the fit we want.


Which is generally true. Why is this such an issue. Computer Science PHDs are on average definitely smarter than web developers.

I think this comment and the ones above are a micro example of the politically correct culture we live in. Why cant someone make a statement about the advantages/difference in traits between two groups of people? Is this so dreadful?


>Computer Science PHDs are on average definitely smarter than web developers

Depends on context. If you actually want something built I'd take the Web Dev any day.


Yeah, but that's because coding web sites is their main skill set. It says nothing about their raw cognition, except that it's above some necessary level.




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