Does it cover cattle prods, dodgy window catches, tapping phones and cameras and, of course, the correct use of skips, carpet and quicklime?
And all the extra info re beer and pizza in last week's BOFH?
Google is bringing its IT Support Professional Certificate program to more than two dozen US community colleges this fall in an effort to prime the sysadmin supply pump. The Chocolate Factory introduced the online course in partnership with web educator Coursera in January. Since then, we're told, almost 40,000 people have …
Nope. In this case it's probably the best you can do. 50% earned more than that amount. Interesting is of course also a measure for the width of the distribution.
The arithmetic mean is too strongly influenced by extreme values. Yes, it's optimal in the l2 sense, but not really informative here.
Personally reporting the quartiles would have been preferable, but the median is a good compromise. But most people don't care about uncertainties...
That wouldn't really be a problem, though, would it - for companies that were seeking some form of metric to judge candidates, for a role in a Android/Google-centric environment.
Certainly no more than the Novel Service and Support course was flavoured to supporting Netware environments, and a similar MS course of the time was flavoured to Windows. Or the Win95 and NT Workstation courses discussed connecting to Netware servers using DOS connectors rather than the superior Netware Client32 and/or ZenWorks, before rapidly moving onto completely displacing, and side-stepping Netware clients full stop.
Those are the wages being compared.
If you're a BOFH, and all you're earning is what's reported on your wage slip you're doing it wrong.
Even the PFY should be making buck on disposing of old assets, fixing people's home kit and some general larceny.
A BOFH should be making serious cash through fraud (that consulting firm) and blackmail.
Wages should just be pocket change :D
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