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Discussion on: Computer Science vs Software Engineering

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Brandin Chiu

The roots of "computer science" are in the empirical study to see if problems could be used with computers.

If I remember correctly, these were usually mathematic problems. The "science" was the exploration before complex computing was really a thing. We didn't know for sure if computers and logical processors could do the things we wanted them to do.

That's where the experimentation component comes from.

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