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One has a capital 'D', the other a capital 'E' in the title.
The difference says nothing meaningful about the type of work you'll be doing. For that you either need to read the rest of the job description or gasp actually communicate with the recruiter/hiring manager to get more information.
Did you ever see history portrayed as an old man with a wise brow and pulseless heart, weighing all things in the balance of reason?
Is not rather the genius of history like an eternal, imploring maiden, full of fire, with a burning heart and flaming soul, humanly warm and humanly beautiful?
Training a telescope on one’s own belly button will only reveal lint. You like that? You go right on staring at it. I prefer looking at galaxies.
-- Sarah Hoyt
For example, in Québec I cannot be called a software engineer because I am not a registered engineer.
Probably for the best. Given the frequency of news reports coming out of the province on crumbling infrastructure (bridges declared unsafe and needing emergency repairs, chunks of overpasses falling onto incoming traffic, heck, the Olympic stadium in Montreal), it seems that "engineer" in Quebec has become a dirty word.
I have no idea, but I do know the difference between a mathematician and an engineer.
Researcher brings in a mathematician and an engineer into the lab. There are two stoves with a pot of water on each. He tells them to boil the water, so they both go over and turn the stoves on high and soon enough, each has a pot of boiling water.
Same researcher, mathematician, and engineer in the same lab. This time the pots are on the shelf. The researcher gives them the same instruction - boil a pot of water. The engineer grabs a pot, fills it from the sink in the lab, and puts it on the stove. He then turns the stove on and soon has a boiling pot of water. The mathematician goes to the shelf, grabs a pot, fills it with water and then puts it on the stove. After a few minutes, the researcher asks the mathematician why he stopped at that point. The mathematician responds "I proved you can boil the water from this state last week."
My entire career I have used Desktop PC's now for some reason they want us to all have laptops because the third party firm who does our IT is dropping support for desk tops! I have used laptops when I have been on site and or working remotely and found them odd & hard to use. I prefer a desktop machine it makes life easier for what I do (mostly working on kit that plugs in), lappy's are not as reliable and I think the make we will be blessed with suffers from a well known issue with the USB bus. When this third party IT firm took over support they asked us what we wanted I got a desktop (so did pretty much everyone else, I think this laptop thing was to make life easier for one the software bosses, who now works remotely so we all have to have one... Why does this company make life so bloomin' awkward.
One the best, as we were being forced over to this networking company, the came around and had a fit to see we had 'hacker technology on our desks', I have taken some time to figure out what 'hacker technology' was it meant we had network switches, USB Ethernet ports and other useful stuff.
Our group has a policy - if you are a GS (gov employee), you get a laptop. If you get a laptop, they take your desktop away.
Problem - for the devs, this is especially bad because the laptops only have 4GB of RAM, while the desktops have 32gb RAM. 4GB RAM + Win10 + SSMS does not make for a pleasant experience.
".45 ACP - because shooting twice is just silly" - JSOP, 2010 ----- You can never have too much ammo - unless you're swimming, or on fire. - JSOP, 2010 ----- When you pry the gun from my cold dead hands, be careful - the barrel will be very hot. - JSOP, 2013