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I wish more undergraduate CS programs & coding bootcamps actually taught people practical skills, like how to use a command line, how to use SSH, how to use git (or at least some VCS), and how to use common unix editors.

Effectively every career will require using a command line on a Unix-like system and a version control system. Surprisingly few programming careers require the Floyd-Warshall algorithm.

I am just... really tired of having to teach new-hires this stuff all the time.

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@roguelazer any academic program eventually devolves to esoteric knowledge that has no relation to anything practical, has to be memorized by heart, and is easy to score on a test

if it was practical, someone could have learned it without buying lecturer's book, and we wouldn't want that

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