On Fri, May 6, 2011 at 1:17 PM, Gabriel Farrell <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Spare-time projects definitely get respect.
They can make a monstrous difference. Most of the time, what you can
convince people you know is far more important than what your pedigree says.
Employers want to know what motivates you and what you do when no one is
watching. If they learn you work on the problems they care about in your
spare time, they know it bodes well for them if they hire you...