Brainstorming for a friend
Posted on 2002-03-07
Family friend has a high school diploma, out of cash and want to improve his life and hope for the future. Is over 30. Is self educated in tons of computer-related fields, and skilled in Access, etc. BUT wants to go to school at night to explore new opportunities and hopes in life. No cash, little time. He thought about learning Networking, thought about making money with what he loves (creating new digital music), thought about finding something he'd love to do AND make good money. He has rebuilt computers, knows a lot about hardware and software, many platforms and has been self-taught in many areas. Tough...
C# is new and tons of possibilities, I thought. Assuming programming would be a good direction to explore, looking for comments and ideas. If networking is the general choice he makes, where to start in terms of online education? If general work to maintain networks, hardware, software sound plausible, ideas and links.
Basic brainstorming thread here, and ideas, links and recommendations are appreciated, given all I've noted above.
If more than one gives great insights, will ask a moderator to split points.
Thanks a bunch for your guidance. I'll check back when I can, swamped at work.