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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Advice for Future Computer Science Majors

Computer sciences ranks third on the list of “Hardest College Majors for the Brave,” according to This can be intimidating for students looking into this major, but some current students have advice to prospectives. Robby James Breidenbaugh, a junior studying computer science, provided some advice and insight to students considering the major. “I was originally an accounting major,” Breidenbaugh said. “I took CS101 because my dad is an IT guy, so I thought I might be interested in it if it’s what he does. I found it so fascinating that I could make anything I wanted to. The only thing that limits me is me, not the computer.”

High Performance Computing: Do You Need It?

In today's data-driven world, high performance computing (HPC) is emerging as the go-to platform for enterprises looking to gain deep insights into areas as diverse as genomics, computational chemistry, financial risk modeling and seismic imaging. Initially embraced by research scientists who needed to perform complex mathematical calculations, HPC is now gaining the attention of a wider number of enterprises spanning an array of fields.

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