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interconnection coincidence?

There's a longish thread over at mitmit from an applicant about what the 'tute is like, etc. I have a bit of a subthread going with pwaa, who has radiaperlman as a friend. Turns out this is the Radia Perlman, author of Interconnections Second Edition. I'm reviewing sections of the book right now to help bring me up to speed on things I will need to know to get a peering coordinator job (or a router software development job, for that matter).

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gregbo
Nov. 16th, 2006 08:37 am (UTC)
Some of this can be inferred from things I've written in my memories. I was put on probation once for failing 6.002 (circuits) and nearly failing 6.034 (AI) during first semester sophomore year. I used to think my problems were a lack of organization and poor test-taking skills, but I have now come to understand that it was due to a lack of IQ-type problem solving skills. Before being laid off by Y! two years ago, I hadn't really thought about this much since grad school, but some interviews with places like Google reminded me of it. More later ...

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