Computing is as fundamental as the physical, life, and social sciences.
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August 31, 2009 12:55
I agree that the significance of computing as a science warrants its own domain. A logical way to think of computing in relation to the other sciences is as an orthogonal and underlying discipline, similar to mathematics. Both computing and mathematics are distinct as sciences, yet both are essential tools to the other sciences. That relationship doesn't diminish the significance of computing as a science, but it is a different relationship than the other sciences have to each other.
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