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Forogar wrote:
this is the minimal but focused education I was referring to
Actually, a physician I use admitted that it would be just as useful as medical school to just work with a practicing physician for some years - almost everything ends up being experienced-based. They take their best guess - and are occasionally correct. It's almost completely experiential. The real medical breakthroughs are done by scientists, not MDs.

For REAL sciences, chemistry and physics, for example, there's a great deal of background material that is too abstract to learn by watching. Nonetheless, for earning a doctorate, one has to actually do the stuff - because the only way to learn how to do research is . . . wait for it . . . wait for it . . . to do it.

So - going back to coding - a large number of the best coders (take a poll, here) are self-taught. The big advantage they have is they love it and are driven (endorphins?). Just go to Q&A and see what computer science courses are bringing you!

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