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Computer Science & Information Systems


The fastest algorithm can frequently be replaced by one that is almost as fast and much easier to understand.

- D. Jones

Articles that discuss careers in computing

  • Money Magazine: Best jobs in America
    Jobs are rated based on stress, flexibility, creativity and ease of entry. Software Engineer ranks #1 and Computer IT Analyst ranks #7.

  • CNNMoney's hot jobs from 2005 and 2004.

  • The U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook characterizes Computer Software Engineer and Computer Systems Analyst as "expected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations through the year 2014".

  • Study says U.S. tech hiring grows
    Trade group reports that domestic increase in technology jobs offsets the work being sent overseas. (

  • Opinion: Why Good Technologists are hard to find
    "Today's students need to know that IT is a viable long-term career path. Unfortunately, industry and the media have been complicit in propagating the myth that IT is a dead end." (Computerworld)

  • What some fastest-growing jobs pay
    The top ten fastest-growing jobs in terms of salary also made the Bureau of Labor Statistics' list of the 30 fastest-growing jobs through 2014. ( and

  • The Myth of High-Tech Outsourcing
    There is so much global demand for employees proficient in programming languages, engineering, and other skills demanding higher level technology knowledge that outsourcing can't meet all US needs. "There would have been a lot more than 147,000 jobs created here, but our companies are having difficulty finding Americans with the background," says William Archey, president and chief executive of the AeA. More in the story... (CIO Today)

Overview of the profession from the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society

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