January 16th, 2010

Fighting yesterday’s battle

In Wired this week: Darpa: U.S. Geek Shortage Is National Security Risk The reason for the concern: According to the Computer Research Association, computer science enrollment dropped 43 percent between 2003 and 2006. Hm. Why might that be? There is a great paper by Richard Freeman that makes a strong case that year-to-year fluctuations in … read more