In Defense of Computer Science
hans at fugal.net
Wed Jan 30 06:22:25 MST 2008
We've had this discussion umpteen times before, about how CS and
Software Engineering are different, why one would go to a university for
a CS education instead of a trade school, etc. etc.
Levi found this article and I think it does a great job of explaining
what CS is and why it's beautiful. It also does an ok job of saying why
you would want to get a CS degree.
Now I'll bow out and let you kids discuss. I've got an academic paper to
Hans Fugal ; http://hans.fugal.net
There's nothing remarkable about it. All one has to do is hit the
right keys at the right time and the instrument plays itself.
-- Johann Sebastian Bach
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