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TorgoX (1933)

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Wednesday September 04, 2002
09:16 PM

Not so many CS students

[ #7533 ]
Dear Log,

«Enrollment growth in undergraduate computer science departments has come to a halt.»

--"Tech's Major Decline College Students Turning Away From Bits and Bytes"

I have a feeling that this will mean a general improvement in the quality of people going into the comp sci programs.

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  • "Technology comes natural to people my age; it's not fascinating anymore," Thompson said. "To be honest with you, when I think computer science, I think of some guy sitting behind a computer all day in a dark room. It's a necessity, but I wouldn't take it any further."

    Hey! I've got plenty of light in my office!

    For purely selfish reasons, I'm looking forward to a derth of competition. If the youngins all want to be rock stars and athletes, that's fine with me. If computers are no longer fashionable, tha