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Congratulations, Dr. Groot!!

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  • Charles

    Sven is now a PhD, a computer scientist. On behalf of Niners everywhere, congratulations, Dr. Groot!!! Smiley

    Thanks for being such a helpful, intelligent, friendly, and respectful member of the C9 community for so long.

    We look forward to the advancements you will make in the computing field.

    Cheers!
    C

  • Ian2

    Dr who?

  • Bass

    That's awesome. Anyone who has interacted with Sven in any way surely knows he is really an impressive computer scientist even before this degree, so I consider this a minor technicality. Congratulations Sven! Or should I say Dr. Sven.

  • GoddersUK

    Congratulations Dr. Groot! What's next - Prof. Groot?

  • Kental2

    Congratulations Dr. Groot Smiley  I definitely have to second Bass's sentiments above.  You're a super bright guy and I wish you the best in your endeavors moving forward.

  • JoshRoss

    Congrats! Every airplane could use a doctor.

  • Sven Groot

    Thanks everyone! I was going to make my own thread, but Charles beat me to it. Smiley

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    My next achievement will be "figuring out what to do next." Wink

  • Eigenvector

    Congrates Dr. Have a good one!

  • cheong

    Congrates Dr. Groot.

    Recent Achievement unlocked: Code Avenger Tier 4/6: You see dead program. A lot!
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  • Larry Osterman

    @Sven Groot:+1. Congrats Sven!

  • cbae

    , Sven Groot wrote

    Thanks everyone! I was going to make my own thread, but Charles beat me to it. Smiley

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    My next achievement will be "figuring out what to do next." Wink

    Nice cheevo!

    What to do next? Japanese chicks dig advanced degrees. Wink

  • Dr Herbie

    Congratulations Dr Sven.

    Are you going to change your C9 name? Big Smile

    Figuring out what to do next is often a tricky task after finishing a PhD; having been so focused on your goal you suddenly realise that there is an 'afterwards' and it's already arrived. On my graduation day, my mother said to me "Well, you've now spent 15 years chasing this PhD dream; what now?" And I thought "Oh, sh*t, I don't have a plan." So I would say you should take time and make a plan. Going from focusing on the target of getting a PhD to suddenly not having a target can be a major upset to your life, so set yourself a target and don't allow yourself to just drift.

    Given that your PhD is in a practical subject I would say the world is your oyster; you can go into postdoctoral research or you can go commercial (aka getting a real job). 

     

    Herbie

  • Bas

    Congratulations, man!

  • Ian2

    ... Dr Groot!  Congratulations! You have arrived! (you may have to cut your hair)

  • figuerres

    Con Grats !!

  • dentaku

    , Ian2 wrote

    ... Dr Groot!  Congratulations! You have arrived! (you may have to cut your hair)


    Yup, you just might have to look presentable now Smiley

  • Minh

    Congrats Sven. The next step is OBVIOUS. Order yourself this outfit.

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  • Ian2

    10-12 inches – £15 – £60
    13-15 inches – £30 – £80 
    16-18 inches – £50 – £150 


    Not to be sniffed at ...

    http://www.hairharvest.co.uk/

    (I have no affiliation with this site but offer it here as a service to Dr Groot)

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