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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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The Smartest People In Tech Are Ridiculing Scott Thompson And Yahoo (YHOO)

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

Yahoo was already the laughingstock of the Valley. This latest scandal -- CEO Scott Thompson fudging his resume to add a computer science degree he didn't have -- isn't helping things. On Twitter, the smartest people in tech are hav... 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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