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Yep.... Credentials don't mean jack.  It's all about show me your kung-foo.  
 
Gabe Newell on hiring modders: official credentials have no 'predictive value' - http://www.polygon.com/2014/1/3/5270182/gabe-newell-on-hiring-modders-official-credentials-have-no-predictive

For Valve's Gabe Newell, a person's degree or list of credentials isn't always the best predictor of how successful an employee they will be, according to his recent interview with The Washington Post.

In response to a question about the company's penchant for hiring mod makers, Newell said he believes "traditional credentialing" has little "predictive value" to how successful someone will be or what they can do with their skillset.

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Yes, but who makes Mods nowadays?

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ROFL!!!!
 
80,000 volts when the trainee is exposed to incoming fire -- and we call this #ThreatFireDancing http://youtu.be/5f2IVxNeMgQ
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Too damn funny! But would soooo go through the trainning.

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too true
 
I have not read the study, but it is on my 'to do' list. 
Quinnipiac University economist Mark Gius has published a new study, "An examination of the effects of concealed weapons laws and assault weapons bans
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