Tag: programming

Why Our Programming Knowledge Needs an Upgrade

Why Our Programming Knowledge Needs an Upgrade

In the article, “Sorry, College Grads, I Probably Won’t Hire You,” Kirk McDonald, president of PubMatic, an ad tech company in Manhattan, made a provocative case for why despite the plethora of computing jobs that will be available over the next decade (120,000 as of his count), the 40,000 computer science majors who will graduate from American colleges during that same time frame are going to struggle when they should have smooth sailing.

Software Developers: Where Have All the Good Ones Gone?

Software Developers: Where Have All the Good Ones Gone?

Each week the Tech Career Forum hosts a Wednesday afternoon chat called #TCFchat on Twitter at 3pm Eastern. This week (today) the discussion will be centered around software development, programming, QA, and the like, and the various career issues associated with those roles.