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What major would be most helpful in getting a career in software development?

I love working with computers and I'm interested in a career in software development. I'm not sure what is the best major in achieving this goal. #technology...

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Active Apr 04 at 13:39

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Posted by Nick K.
Santina Doyle | Technology Risk Management, Barclaycard US At community colleges and four year universities the discipline is usually ...

How fit do you have to be for a software developer

I am a 6th grader and i'm really good at developing software it's easy to do this so all I need is to and I can but I need to know only because I think I am getting fat and I need to know how fit do you have to be....

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Active Dec 07 '17 at 13:34

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Posted by Caleb B.
Rafael Diaz | Manager - Process Engineering Your fitness should not be a concerned to do your work ...

Software engineering Income?

What kind of money does one make going into software engineering? How much does this vary? #software-engineering...

#software-development

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Active Oct 24 '17 at 11:58

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Posted by Elijah C.
Daniel Moy | Google Software Engineer It varies a lot. If we're talking just the USA, it ...

When I make software and people get angry how should I deal with that?

Hi I'm am Caleb and people get mad at me and I try and calm them down but it doesn't work how can I manage this? #software-development...

#people-management

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Active Oct 20 '17 at 16:42

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Posted by Caleb B.
Mark Montz | Wireless Network Architect, HLR - Jasper Wireless Hi! Never a good time to be trying to write software ...

Software Engineering

I am a first year Computer Science major. The main coding language they teach in the curriculum is Java. I am currently seeking for another language to learn. What is another coding language that will benefit me in the future when I start looking for Software related jobs....

#software-engineer #software-development

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:26

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Posted by Blessed Joshua G.
Wael Al-Rihawi | Mechanical Engineer I Automotive Look into MATLAB and C++.

What is a normal day for a software developer?

I want to know a typical day as a software developer. #software #software-engineering...

#software-development

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:07

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Posted by Earl S.
Jinyoung Kim | Engineering Manager Of course the makeup of a work day for software engineer ...

I have two jobs and I don't know witch one to pick

Hi i'm Caleb and my dad has a job that I wont to do but I also wont to develop soft ware how can I pick witch one #software-development #jobs #career-counseling...

#career-development

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Active Apr 17 at 17:08

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Posted by Caleb B.
John Cline | Channels Specialist at Google Hi Justin, I believe there are two fundamental ways to view ...

What are the best coding languages to learn?

I am looking to be a CS major in college, and I am wondering what languages would be worth learning for optimal success. #coding #software-development #computer-science...

#technology

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Active Apr 09 at 10:24

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Posted by Thomas G.
Chris Dodds | Cloud Architect The best language to learn is simply the one you actually ...

Does having a minor in Web Design increase my chances of a company hiring me (with a Computer Science Bachelors)?

I am interested in computer science but a family friend had also took computer science and ended up changing to Web Design. That made me think more about minoring in Web Design but I'm not sure if there is much I can do with a Web Design minor or if it even looks good to companies when looking...

#computer-science #web-design #computer-software #software-development

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Active Apr 08 at 03:05

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Posted by Savanna N.
Ibrahim Fetterolf | Systems Engineer, Coordinated Rapid Development The degree will get you an internship or entry level job ...

I just graduated as a computer scientist. How do I know what job would suit me?

There are a lot of job opportunities with a Master's degree in computer science. However, most jobs on job hunting websites seem to be rather boring (not only to me, but to my peers as well). How do I find either a really mentally challenging job or a kind of job that benefits the world somehow...

#computer-science #software #computer-software #software-development

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Active Nov 29 '17 at 15:16

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Posted by Stijn S.
Mark Montz | Wireless Network Architect, HLR - Jasper Wireless Congratulations on your degree, Stijn. There is still only a fraction ...

What do software developers do everyday?

What type of projects do you work on? What coding language do you use the most? What do you need to get done everyday? #computer-science #computer-software #software-development...

#software-design

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Active Oct 16 '17 at 10:51

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Posted by Melanie F.
G Vishnu Sai | Client Tech Support Engineer at Dell When people ask me what I do, and I say I’m ...

What does the job of a computer systems analyst entail?

I would like to get a more detailed description of what it means to be a systems analyst. Is it feasible to work as a freelance contractor? What industries/Offices can you work in? What are examples of the systems to be analyzed? Does it require/involve proficient knowledge of programming...

#business-analysis #career-details #information-technology #software-development

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 08:52

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Posted by Precious E.
Rachel Cole | Program Manager at Farmers Insurance From my experience, a systems analyst can mean many different things. ...

What is the difference between a software engineer and a software developer?

I have interest in the software industry but I would like to have some clarification on what sets these two careers apart. #software-engineering #software-development...

#software-industry

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:49

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Posted by Kemi L.
Richard Bhuleskar | Senior Software Engineer Yes i agree with above comments from Adam and Daniel. There ...

Wilk a computer programmijng degree allow me to help work on video games ?

I once saw a listing from Sony Computer Entertainment America asking for a Computer Programmer and I'm wondering what role one would play in game development. #software #programming...

#software-development

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:48

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Posted by Brandon M.
Ollie Jones | Software Engineer at Glance Networks Game development teams typically have designers, programmers, and testers on staff. ...

What major or minor would compliment a Computer Science degree?

It seems that many people are applying for computer science because of the increased growth in jobs. I want to focus on the software aspect (so I would prefer not to do computer engineering or any engineering). I have been looking at Web Design and Software Development but I am not sure which...

#computer-science #information-technology #computer-software #software-development

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:46

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Posted by Savanna N.
Satyajeet Dhumne | Business Intelligence Program Director (BICC Leader), MSMIT Computer Science is a great career option. There are many options ...

Which college is best when learning coding

I'm wanting a career in coding and wondering which colleges would be best. #computer #software-development...

#coding

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:44

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Posted by Nick M.
Hemraj Singh | Consultant at Dell Florida State University There are many great schools where you can ...

Which programming language is the most preferred one by employers?

Because am currently finishing my masters and i'm trying to gain some expertise in any specific language that's better preferred by employers #programming #it #software-development #game-development...

#it-management

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:44

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Posted by ABHINAV T.
Kari Homan | Sr. Consultant, Program Managment Office This will depend on the company you want to work for. ...

what can i do to start learning software developing at an age of 15 and in 9th grade

i love the idea of having money and i dont mind putting my mind to this career part .I want to be in the field of technology as everything these days are about that alone #computer-software #software...

#software-development

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:21

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Posted by Davina C.
Doug Bernhardt | Senior Principal Engineer - SQL Server Storage Integration ... Look for something you want to write or a problem that ...

How do I become a software engineer?

I'm doing my 10th and what do i after that #computer-software #software #software-engineering...

#software-development

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:16

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Posted by Sam P.
Mark Montz | Wireless Network Architect, HLR - Jasper Wireless Like most engineering, you need to find a good college or ...
Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi, What Jobs Can I Apply For With a Master's Degree ...

Which science classes do I need for or software engineering ?

I want to know what science classes in particular should I take for computer science. #computer-science #software-engineering #computer-programming...

#software-development

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:08

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Posted by Earl S.
Wichian Ruathaiwat | Sr. Systems Programmer at Zynga The foundation class that you would need first is a Programming ...

which subject is needed for computer programming

My name is Mathias, i just finished my secondary school and i want to study computer programming and didn't know the subject they will ask for in the university. i also want to know the best university in Nigeria to study computer engineering. #computer-software #computer #programming...

#computer-games #software-development

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Active Apr 05 at 21:10

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Posted by Reuben M.
Kevin O'Gorman | Game Designer and Educator: Want to know about ... I can't really help you with picking schools in Nigeria, but ...

what are the skills required to become a junior front end web developer?

I'm a computer science student looking to start a career as a front end web developer #software #software-engineering #software-development #web-development #website-creation #frontend-developer...

#front-end-development

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Active Apr 04 at 00:50

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Posted by preethi M.
Eric Willisson | Software Engineer at Google Hi! Being a Computer Science student is a good start. Being ...

What is a "day in the life of a software engineer" typically like?

I'm a second year computer science major in college, and I'm curious as to what a typical day of a software engineer is like. Do you usually work by yourself coding for 8 hours a day, or are you working together with other engineers to program something? #computer-science #computer-software...

#engineering #software-engineering #software-development

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Active Mar 19 at 22:45

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Posted by Albert P.
Richard Bhuleskar | Senior Software Engineer Your typical day involves some amount of research and write some ...

What is software development?

I am trying to explore the many different areas technology related. I was just hoping for an answer about how someone sees software development as and what should I know about it. #advice #software-engineering #software-development #software-design...

#software-documentation

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Active Dec 07 '17 at 10:32

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Posted by Gloria S.
Keith Patton | Decisive and Results-Oriented Geologist Software Development is the creation of software that controls many of ...

What needs to go into consideration when forming a software development team?

I was recently asked to be a part of a software development team for the technology student association in my high school. I wanted to know what to expect since I will be saying yes to the team. All I have experience in with technology related things is coding in different languages such as...

#software-documentation #software-design #teamwork #software-engineering #software-development #project-teams

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Active Oct 12 '17 at 14:48

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Posted by Gloria S.
Ninva Ponsonby | Cyber Security Consultant This is a very good question. When developing a software, the ...

What books would be helpful in understanding more about software development for applications?

The reason I am asking is because I wanted to try out a sample project of working with applications in software development. I wanted to know of some good book reads to know more about the process. Also if I could get any advice if I were to code everything in java, like any helpful advice for...

#software-design #computer-programming #java-development #mobile-applications #software-development

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Active Sep 26 '17 at 23:31

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Posted by Gloria S.
Mark Montz | Wireless Network Architect, HLR - Jasper Wireless Hi! You are doing this the right way in looking at ...

What programming language should I try to learn first?

I am just learning to program in high school, but I am already learning HTML and CSS and Javascript. What should my next programming language be? I am going to go to college and I would like to start learning my next language now so I can be ahead of things for college. I know that "it...

#java #python #programming #software-development #ruby #computer-programming

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Posted by Jordan L.
Bryan Gough | Site Reliability Engineer at Google The best programming language to learn is whatever your friends are ...

Why would it be a good idea to become a video game designer?

I want to know a few good reasons that would support the career choice of becoming a video game designer. #computer-software #computer #software #video-games #software-development #computer-games #video-production...

#career-details

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Posted by Thomas G.
Ricardo Latorre | Creative Director at Chasse Consulting: Sales Strategies, Inc. Hi Thomas, ok so I'm gonna give you a pretty simple ...

What life style choices might you have to take to be a video game designer?

I want to know what choices in life would be good choices to become a video game designer. #computer-science #computer-software #video-games #software-engineering #software-development #video-game-design #video-production...

#career-details

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 08:51

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Posted by Thomas G.
Brendan Thorne | Senior Game Designer at Bungie www.gamedevmap.com This site shows a list of studios in most areas ...

Any set of skills that someone should have when pursuing software development?

I was just hoping for someone to answer with a set of skills that someone should already have and then what they will be gaining when pursuing software development. I happen to think software development is interesting, so I was just wondering some stuff about it. #software-engineering...

#skills #software-documentation #software-design #software-development #personal-development #career-details

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 08:48

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Posted by Gloria S.
Don Habas | Senior Consultant, Experience Design at Dell EMC I would strongly suggest getting a foundation in usability. Development projects ...

Which college is preferred for an undergraduate student for computer science courses ?

Respected @lionel Silberman @ollie Jones and @matt Manuel sir , I am a student from India I am sure that after my high school I will be studying in any country other than india so I was a bit confused about which country and which college would be best for me as I am a 85-95 % scorer and...

#software-engineering #computer-software #engineering #game-development #software-development

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Posted by Tushar G.
Sara Anderson | Environmental Scientist If you're interested in studying computer science in the United States, ...

Will a TI-84 or similar graphing calculator ever come in handy in software development, or will I only ever need it for school?

I'm curious whether it would make more sense to sell my TI-84 when I'm done with the math classes for my degree, or to hold onto it. #computer-science #computer-software #software-engineering #computer-programming #software-development...

#software-design

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Posted by Eric B.
Kathy Wen | Head of Customer Assurance Program APJC at Cisco Truthfully, I only used a graphing calculator in high school & ...

How does someone create a software?

When I think of software, I think of it to be very complicated and out of my league. I wanted to know of someone's knowledge with this kind of thing. I wanted to know how someone could possibly create a functioning software. #software #software-engineering #software-development...

#software-documentation #software-design

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:43

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Posted by Gloria S.
Ripon Ghosh | Profesional Hi Gloria, Software is a general term for the various kinds ...

What are the requirements for studying software development?

I was hoping for someone's advice for studying software development in general. I always wondered what would have to be done when someone decides to pursue software development. #software-engineering #software-development #courses #software-design...

#software-documentation

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:43

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Posted by Gloria S.
Ripon Ghosh | Profesional Hi Gloria, Software developers are required to have some formal education.The ...

What is the best laptop for a student pursuing to be a software engineer

I am a first year Computer Science Major. And I am also taking the Android Basics Nanodegree by Google. #computer-science #computer #software #programming #software-development #software-engineer...

#google

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:36

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Posted by Blessed Joshua G.
Ian Gudger | Software Engineer at Google I recommend Linux. Almost all engineers at Google do their development ...

I'm thinking of learning how to develop mobile apps. Which is more valuable to companies iOS or Android? I

I can't decide which operating system to focus on. #software #software-development #software-engineer #android #ios #mobile...

#mobile-app

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Posted by Blessed Joshua G.
Brian Mayo | Director, Mobile Engineering and Architecture at Elsevier In my role and with my company, we staff both an ...

Software Engineer

I'm a first year college student majoring in Computer Science. How to get a software engineering internship? What experiences or skills do I need to get an internship from a huge company like Google or Apple? #computer-science #computer #software #software-development #software-engineer #google...

#apple

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Posted by Blessed Joshua G.
Daniel Moy | Google Software Engineer For Google specifically, it helps if you have some coding experience, ...

who is the father of the computer?

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:25

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Posted by vamshi P.
Kathy Wen | Head of Customer Assurance Program APJC at Cisco Charles Babbage is considered the Father of Computers as he came ...

What possible careers could I pursue which allow me to create games and connect people online through those games?

I love to play Diablo. I enjoy how it connects people and creates opportunity to share information for a common good while still creating a sense of enjoyment even if you're with people that you may not know personally. I was curious as to what possibilities are available for me to help...

#video-games #gaming #information-technology #video-game-design #software-development

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:07

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Posted by Kevin D.
Steve Lewis | Assistant Vice President, Information Security If you want to create games. You can start your first ...

software engineering

Dear sir i would like to know about software engineering course and want to know it falls under which category IT COMPUTER SCIENCE OR any other.... I am 12 passed non medical.. If i want to do diploma in software engineering do i have to take admission in DOPLOMA IN IT??? DO REPLY ME...

#students #professor #information-technology #software-engineering #software-development #computer-science

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:07

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Posted by Satyajit J.
Iliya Koreshev | Senior Software Engineer at Zynga Software engineering courses usually fall under Computer Science degrees. I have ...

Is proficiency in Java enough to get you placed in good company?

I'm a graduate student(MS Computer Science) and I'm gonna be graduating in a year and a half and I wanted to know if there is any skill that I must have besides Java. I would like to know what are the other programming languages/skills that any employer can expect from a potential employee with...

#development #java #career #job-application #software-development #personal-development #career-details #computer-software #android #software

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Active Mar 19 at 08:43

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Posted by Thompson B.
Ollie Jones | Software Engineer at Glance Networks Proficiency in Java, huh? It's a great start. But, with respect, ...

What are good ways for a recent graduate to make up for lack of experience when trying to get their first job in computer programming?

I will be graduating soon, and due to personal circumstances and the local economy, I've been unable to get an internship. I worry that this will prevent me from getting a good job when I graduate. How can I make up for this lack of experience on my resume? #computer-software #software...

#job-application #programming #information-technology #hiring #software-engineering #software-development #personal-development #career-details

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Posted by Eric B.
Larry Arthurton (N4YWN) | Global Services Manager at Dell I agree with Ron here with his statement "Don't let a ...
Ian Gudger | Software Engineer at Google What Wolf Alpha said is very true, however I would like ...

what are the career options for a computer science graduate?

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:55

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Posted by preethi M.
Ian Gudger | Software Engineer at Google With software being more and more prevalent, almost every field needs ...

what are some of the best sites for finding job postings?

should i use any other job posting site other than indeed. does different job posting sites have different jobs listed ? #engineering #jobs #career-counseling #career-path #software #software-engineering #software-development...

#career-development

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:55

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Posted by preethi M.
Gary Stephen Petito | Career Guru Hi, You have good answer above but I will add that ...

As a computer scientist/programmer, is there anything you would change about the environment of your job?

Do you find the place you work at stressful or comforting? Any windows? Lots of room or are you in a cubicle? I would like to have an understanding of how the working atmosphere will likely be within the computer science field. #computer-science #computer-software #computer...

#development #program-development #computer-programming #web-development #software-development

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:48

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Posted by Ryan J.
Joanne Mammarelli | Systems Engineer A big trend of late is the concept of open floor ...

Will the push for STEM education threaten the future of the arts and humanities?

Creative arts and entertainment, will it be taken over by STEM? #computer-science #computer-software #computer #money #artist #software-development #fine-art...

#data-science

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:46

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Posted by Anik B.
Joanne Mammarelli | Systems Engineer Never ... you can actually accentuate your STEM background with minors ...

In the Computer Science/Programming field, are credentials more important than student projects?

I plan to get a Master's degree in Computer Science, Programming, Software Engineering, or a related field. However, a lot of people I've talked to in the Computer Science field have told me that a MS degree in this field is unnecessary, and potential employers will judge you more based on any...

#coding #computer-security #programming #software-engineering #software-development #computer-software #computer-programming #software

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:44

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Posted by Darryl H.
Davor Gornik | Consulting Product Manager at Dell Technologies I studied computer science... and I have to say that algorithms ...

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