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Silicon Valley needs to end its snobbery about computer science degrees

I don’t have a computer science degree. There, I said it. At too many companies around Silicon Valley that would make me unemployable. I’ve been amused by the scandal surrounding Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson’s embellishment of his resume to include …
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Scott Thompson Resume Scandal Is Not 'An Inadvertent Mistake' — He Also Claimed Comp Sci Degree As CTO Of PayPal (YHOO)

Technology / Technology Industry News : Silicon Alley Insider (2 years ago)

Yahoo's new CEO, Scott Thompson, is under fire for telling the SEC (and Yahoo's board) that he had a computer science degree from Stonehill College when he does not have one. Yahoo shareholder Dan Loeb, the hedge fund manager of Thi... Read Post

Scott Thompson Yahoo CEO Quits Following Resume Scandal

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson is out after it was found he padded his resume with an embellished college degree, ending his term at the company after just four months. Yahoo confirmed Thompson "has left the company... Read Post

10 Executives Who Lied On Their Resumes - And 2 Who Got Away With It

Technology : ReadWriteWeb (2 years ago)

We learned to day that Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson's resume boasts a computer science degree he never got. This news is likely to have a ripple effect as we learn who else in the Valley has tried to pull a stunt like this. Here's what ... Read Post


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