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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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