Sunday, January 16, 2011

One Reason to Learn Programming

The following article appeared in this Sunday's edition of the Star. Just another example of why programming skills are important. My students won't get these jobs right out of high school, but hopefully they will be inspired to pursue a field in computer technology at the collegiate level.

ExactTarget product development chief Ed Frederici has a computer science degree from Purdue. / Matt Detrich / The Star

In these times of economic uncertainty and joblessness, what happened to an ordinary tech guy like Ed Frederici seems, well, kind of extraordinary.