I've seen all kinds of figures for drop-out rates in CS and they're usually between 40% and 70%. The universities tend to see this as a waste; I think it's just a necessary culling of the people who aren't going to be happy or successful in programming careers.
Sunday, January 08, 2006
Joel on Java
One of Joel Spolsky's recent rants is about university computer science departments teaching Java, and why they shouldn't. Here's a provocative statement to ponder:
Posted by brent at 11:33 AM