Do You Need a Degree to Program?

Six figures, no degree. Is this the future? Yes and no.

I was the son of a single mom making minimum wage in a dirt-poor town in upstate New York. I never got a degree. In anything. And yet, somehow, I worked/lucked my way into a career in the software industry where I pull in six figures.

And ever so often, I sit back and wonder: How the hell did that happen?