Best Computer Science School in Utah

Levi Pearson levi at cold.org
Tue Sep 25 22:12:03 MDT 2007


Hans Fugal <hans at fugal.net> writes:

> Remember that computers are permeating everything. Computer programming
> isn't the hard part. Software engineering isn't even the hard part.
> There are and will always be experts in a field writing excellent
> programs for their field that don't have a formal CS background.
> Computer Science, on the other hand, is a field of its own and for good
> reason. Many people have no idea that there is a field of Computer
> Science; they think it means "learning to program and/or be a great
> programmer/software engineer". It is a bit mystical, and it's not easy
> to explain to the layperson, but it's a necessary foundation for
> computing nonetheless.

Amen!  Preach it, brother!  :)

                --Levi




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