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Silicon Valley Needs to End Its Snobbery About Computer Science Degrees


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I've been amused by the scandal surrounding Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson's embellishment of his resume to include a computer science degree he didn't earn. I've struggled with Silicon Valley's obsession over computer science degrees. Lying about credentials is wrong, but Silicon Valley's snobbery on the issue is short-sighted.

Keep in mind that three of the best product and business minds in tech never got computer science degrees: Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Steve Jobs.

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