re: Do you actually use maths as a developer? VIEW POST


Most developers will never use any kind of advanced math and we're doing a huge disservice to our CS students by teaching so much math and theory and so little applicable concepts. I have to tell every new Jr he has just paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to learn things he'll never use and he has a ton to learn before he can contribute.

How about teaching networking fundamentals, git, how to design large projects, architecture, or any other real world skills? As our field grows and diversifies, we really need to be splitting CS programs into specialties. 90% of devs will never need a linked list or to know how to implement a bubble sort but likely 100% are taught these things.

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