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Discussion on: The Art of Programming

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Alvaro F Boirac

purely technical, completely exact in nature, like Math and Physics.

As a physicist, I can tell you that professional Math and Physics is mostly creativity, exploration, communication ... with some technical exact tasks added on. "School" physics and math on the other hand can feel hollow if the teacher doesn't reveal the creative side.

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Erika Heidi Author

Yes, I can understand that; but my viewpoint is from what we have to go through if we want to have a diploma in computer science & related, which is the route a lot of people will take in order to have a job in this industry. I am a college drop-out, so I am talking about my own experience that made me really disappointed with the field until I realized my path to programming was different and that was fine, too.