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Certifications and forced class attendance to keep current, like Doctors are supposed to do, seem like a good idea in a perfect world. But in the real world, all these things can be faked( or bought), so there is a general skepticism of their value. I remember when I was an Electronics Tech, they had all sorts of certifications too, but you got more mileage out of dressing neat and having a toolbox of cool looking tools.

I like the idea of giving someone a box of computer parts, a few system cds, and an ethernet cable, and tell them to put a computer together, an get a secure https server running, and basic email.

I think the US government would have to setup a giant buracracy to do the various testings and issue photo ids, and cert numbers which would be verifiable; in order for strangers to take it seriously.

I mean you have people running around faking college diplomas and getting away with it, certs would be even easier. Instead of certs, I think hiring private detectives to do background checks, and interviewing previous employers/teachers would be more cost effective.


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In reply to Re: Which certifications are good? by zentara
in thread Which certifications are good? by cosmicperl

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