65-lecture01 - Computer Science 65 Intro to CS January 22,...

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Computer Science 65 Intro to CS January 22, 2008 Course Syllabus Algorithms
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For Thursday Get Text Read Syllabus Submit presentation ideas on blackboard (optional) start installing Eclipse on home machine http://facstaff.l3.drake.edu/turness/CS65/eclipse.html
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What to bring to class Something to write with Something to take notes on (optional) Book (optional)
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The State of Computer Science Myth: Computing jobs are solitary and boring Fact: Computing professionals hardly ever work alone. In today’s world, building software requires the coordinated efforts of many people with a wide variety of skills. Myth: Computing deals only with computers Fact: Computing drives innovation in the sciences (the human genome project, AIDS vaccine research, environmental monitoring and protection just to mention a few), so if you want to make a positive difference in the world, study computing.
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The State of Computer Science Myth: Computing jobs are hard to find
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65-lecture01 - Computer Science 65 Intro to CS January 22,...

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