Computer Science, what is it?

A long thread on Computer Science was started by Niall O Broin earlier today. It went through the usual arguments about what constituted CS and what was important. Some argued that low lever languages were a waste of time as most developers won’t ever touch that aspect of programming, but I tend to agree with Kenn Humborg and say that ASM is important, and anyway, it’s fun and logical and more interesting in many ways than high level coding!

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Donncha Ó Caoimh is a software developer at Automattic and WordPress plugin developer. He posts photos at In Photos and can also be found on Google+ and Twitter.

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