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What kind of Computer Science matters?

Just came across Why Computer Science Matters? by Vugranam Sreedhar. He observes a decline in real computer scientists in favour of ‘commodity programmers’. Basically, I have to (sad but true) agree here, and would like to take a closer look … Continue reading

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Abstraction makes the Engineer

From my own experience I may say, what separates the engineer from the craftsman is clearly the ability to abstract. Continue reading

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Word Problems they don’t teach you in School

You are in school or university, and wanna know how real life biz looks like? Here’s a little impression by the means of word problems: say you have a little business that offers solving word problems … Continue reading

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The Model is not the Modeling

Many modeling tools seem better suited for model documentation than for performing the process of modeling. Continue reading

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