If everyone is doing it badly, maybe a few people doing it very goodly won't
get paid that badly after all.
And what's all this "you're just fine tuning other peoples stuff" nonsense? As
most designers know, the difference between good design and bad design (in
visual media anyway) is not content, but layout. Literraly the position of
the copy (or graphic) on the page (or screen). As you said, any idiot (even
me!) can produce multimedia with some basic tools, but it takes someone with
outstanding design skills to produce outstanding multimedia. And that person
will be paid very well for their talents.
I think a degree which mixes design discipline with computing skills would be
> >However, there is a shortage of programmers. And you can be paid very well.
> Get a copy
> >of Director. Spend an afternoon learning Lingo. Hunt down Director info on
> the net
Yeh just go and buy "The Idoits Guide to C" and in ten minutes you'll be a
better programmer than any Com Sci graduate ever!!
If I've missed the point, Flame away...