The death of computing (Member view) : Articles : Future of Computing : BCS


If the gap between public knowledge and academic curriculum isn’t large enough, the gap between academia and industry practice is a gaping hole. While academic departments concentrate on developing new computer systems in an ideal organisational environment, a lot of industry has moved away from in-house development to a focus on delivering a service.

I also wonder if the building blocks that Academic CS is focused on teaching at the entry-level are going to be relevant going forward. We seem to spend a lot of time going over fundamentals that then sit on a shelf…