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Re: So what do you guys do for a living??
« Reply #80 on: May 15, 2011, 04:21:06 AM »
@ bahayman: you did write
Software Engineer some posts back (on this thread).

Never mind, if an other genius programmer is interested in making a lot of $$$$$ contact me please.

Or if someone is willing to invest money in a project, that's also an option, although I might prefer doing it myself.

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Re: So what do you guys do for a living??
« Reply #81 on: May 16, 2011, 01:18:01 AM »
So how many columbia mba grad students do we have here...if you know what I mean :-)

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Re: So what do you guys do for a living??
« Reply #82 on: May 17, 2011, 03:42:46 AM »
So how many columbia mba grad students do we have here...if you know what I mean :-)

I don't. But can we assume you're one of them?

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Re: So what do you guys do for a living??
« Reply #83 on: May 17, 2011, 02:24:36 PM »
I don't. But can we assume you're one of them?
he's referring to the amex promos wich are targeted to mba students

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Re: So what do you guys do for a living??
« Reply #84 on: May 17, 2011, 03:08:35 PM »
he's referring to the amex promos wich are targeted to mba students

lol...

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Re: So what do you guys do for a living??
« Reply #85 on: May 17, 2011, 05:19:59 PM »
99.9% of programmers have been programmed (apparently) only to accept payment by the hour, even if working on the most lucrative idea
Or maybe the programmers just don't think the idea is as hot as you do...

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Re: So what do you guys do for a living??
« Reply #86 on: May 17, 2011, 05:40:14 PM »
Or maybe the programmers just don't think the idea is as hot as you do...

+1
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Re: So what do you guys do for a living??
« Reply #87 on: May 17, 2011, 09:54:57 PM »
Here we have the team again.

Some programmers, before even saying what's its about to know the different options, are immunized against it.

And whyme, if you really are a programmer, you know I'm right.



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Re: So what do you guys do for a living??
« Reply #88 on: May 18, 2011, 12:54:35 PM »
99.9% of programmers have been programmed (apparently) only to accept payment by the hour
Some programmers, before even saying what's its about to know the different options, are immunized against it.

And whyme, if you really are a programmer, you know I'm right.

That some programmers are immunized? yes.
that 99% are programmed that way no.

Programmers need to feed their families just like anybody else. They can't always work for free.

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Re: So what do you guys do for a living??
« Reply #89 on: May 18, 2011, 01:00:10 PM »
That some programmers are immunized? yes.
that 99% are programmed that way no.

Programmers need to feed their families just like anybody else. They can't always work for free.

not for free, if you hear of a nice idea that you could work on it say two hours a day, because you believe it has huge potential, its not called working for free.

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Re: So what do you guys do for a living??
« Reply #90 on: May 18, 2011, 01:13:57 PM »
not for free, if you hear of a nice idea that you could work on it say two hours a day, because you believe it has huge potential, its not called working for free.
True.
but I need to believe it has huge potential, It's not enough that you believe it.

Everybody thinks their idea is the greatest thing since sliced bread.
For me personally, I've been burned before and I'm very selective about what jobs I'll take for future potential.


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Re: So what do you guys do for a living??
« Reply #91 on: May 18, 2011, 01:14:48 PM »
True.
but I need to believe it has huge potential, It's not enough that you believe it.

Everybody thinks their idea is the greatest thing since sliced bread.
For me personally, I've been burned before and I'm very selective about what jobs I'll take for future potential.
so why dont u hear him out and see if you thinks its worth you time

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Re: So what do you guys do for a living??
« Reply #92 on: May 18, 2011, 01:16:45 PM »
so why dont u hear him out and see if you thinks its worth you time

He probably did. I did and I'm as skeptical as WhyME. It's theoretically a great idea, but from there to the $millions lots of things need to happen.
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Re: So what do you guys do for a living??
« Reply #93 on: May 18, 2011, 01:18:54 PM »
He probably did. I did and I'm as skeptical as WhyME. It's theoretically a great idea, but from there to the $millions lots of things need to happen.
got it. if i was programmer i would ask him also but alas im not. I do wish i knew some programming would be a good skill to learn.

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Re: So what do you guys do for a living??
« Reply #94 on: May 18, 2011, 01:19:14 PM »
so why dont u hear him out and see if you thinks its worth you time
I don't think we were arguing over his specific idea, it's whether or not
99.9% of programmers have been programmed (apparently) only to accept payment by the hour, even if working on the most lucrative idea, and never to hope on a breakthrough of a program.

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« Reply #95 on: May 18, 2011, 01:21:33 PM »
got it. if i was programmer i would ask him also but alas im not. I do wish i knew some programming would be a good skill to learn.

It's not that simple, but it is indeed a valuable skill, especially in your field.
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Re: So what do you guys do for a living??
« Reply #96 on: May 18, 2011, 01:24:06 PM »
It's not that simple, but it is indeed a valuable skill, especially in your field.
I know its not that simple, I also know it would be quite valuable for me. I plan at some point to learn some programming. on that note what would you recommend starting with?

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Re: So what do you guys do for a living??
« Reply #97 on: May 18, 2011, 01:37:24 PM »
I meant to say that most programmers will never take the risk, and no idea is risk free as amazing as it sounds.

Ive been speaking to giants in the fields, that are successfully selling software of their own, and think its brilliant.

I tried to ask bothers first.

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« Reply #98 on: May 18, 2011, 02:00:16 PM »
I know its not that simple, I also know it would be quite valuable for me. I plan at some point to learn some programming. on that note what would you recommend starting with?

Hard to say. I'm more interested in data than in programming, so I started with Microsoft Access.
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Re: So what do you guys do for a living??
« Reply #99 on: May 18, 2011, 03:15:01 PM »
Ive been speaking to giants in the fields, that are successfully selling software of their own, and think its brilliant.
If it's such a great idea why don't you just hire a programmer so you can keep all the millions for yourself later?