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coondoggie writes "Want to run a successful high-tech company? Don't drop out of college. The myth of the brilliant Ivy League student who starts a business in his dorm room, drops out of school, and goes on to run a successful high-tech start-up for many decades to come is essentially just that: a myth. Despite a few high-profile exceptions — such as Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates — the vast majority of CEOs running successful U.S. high -tech firms have college degrees, and more than half have at least one graduate degree." Link to Original Source
Real programmers don't write in BASIC. Actually, no programmers write in
BASIC after reaching puberty.