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Eric Willisson

Software Engineer at Google
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Gerardo Sep 24, 2018 1088 views

I want to major in computer science. What classes should I take?

I want to do something like cyber security or write code for companys. #computer-science #programming #computer-engineering #computer-software

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Gerardo Sep 24, 2018 746 views

What kind of math is required for computer science?

#computer-science #math #computer #computer-programming

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Avika Mar 15, 2018 854 views

What are the hardest parts of learning to code?

I am going to be majoring in computer science so I want to know and start preparing.

#computer-science #technology

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Kayla Jan 17, 2018 1342 views

What are some good ways to study Computer Science?

#women-in-tech #technology #computer-science #computer-engineering

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Agustin Jan 16, 2018 612 views

What can be a good resume builder for a programmer?

Many programmers can all write in different languages, so what is something that could be added to a resume to make one stand out more? #programming

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Stephen Sep 01, 2017 912 views

How should students apply knowledge to best prepare for their dream job?

Many students enjoy their education immensely and put in a lot of work to excel at their field of study, but is it truly preparing them for their dream job? Sometimes education can be generalized and it would be nice for students to have some idea of what they could be doing to develop real...

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dat Jan 17, 2018 801 views

Where can I expect to be in five years?

As a computer science student, the road to have a successful career are so uncertain because the field changes as the world is constantly changing. In five years, will I see myself be working for desired firms like Microsoft, HP, or even Google?
#technology #computer-science

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Matthew Jan 24, 2018 645 views

How relevant is computer science, in today's world, in comparison to other majors?

Studying #computer-science at UIC is a lofty ordeal indeed. Me and my classmates spend long hours and days completing arduous assignments, learning dense material, and studying for exams. Meanwhile, other majors require less effort and time, while still others require more. This leaves me...

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Jarrett Sep 01, 2017 1425 views

What are the basic differences between a Computer Science major and a Computer Programming major?

I am interested in majoring in something to do with Computers, whether that be engineering, programming, etc, and I would like to know the basic differences between such majors. #computers #computer-science

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preethi Mar 14, 2017 3039 views

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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zackery Feb 14, 2017 1109 views

how do I get into web design

Want to get ready for the future #technology #web-design

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Georgia Feb 01, 2017 1921 views

What subjects are best to study before university/college? (computer science)

If school does not offer computer science as a subject to study at A-Level, what are the best subjects to study in preparation for a computer science degree? #college #computer-science #university #student

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Georgia Feb 01, 2017 1073 views

Is taking a year out of university/college to gain a year of experience in industry really necessary?

Obviously gaining industry experience before graduating is great but how important would you rate it? Would it strongly differentiate between two potential candidates? How valued for a graduate job would it be? Even if the experience isn't completely relevant to the job. Are graduates looked...

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Eric Jan 28, 2017 1535 views

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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Georgia Feb 01, 2017 2571 views

How is it working as a female in a predominantly male environment?

Studying computer science, 95% of the students are male and it isn't rare to be talked down to by male students on the occasion. I was wondering how it is in the workplace if it is mainly a male environment? #computer-science #career #technology #job #graduate #female #workplace