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Is this really surprising? This country (U.S.) has stopped prioritizing education appropriately. People care more about there "new" iPad, or iPhone 1.21 than the education of their future children or the advancement of the nation/world as a whole. The Sciences, including CSE, are vastly important to the advancement of our society and the technologies which help maintain said society, yet it is impossible to get our representatives to prioritize and promote these fields as they should be. As long as consumerism and $$Big Biz$$ run the U.S. things like this will continue to happen. End Rant. Sorry biggrin.gif
Edited by Biorganic - 4/23/12 at 4:23pm
 
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Does sports make more money for them? confused.gif
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Are they serious? Can't be.... wth.gif
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This state is a joke.

Ask Rick Scott why? Maybe he knows the answer. rolleyes.gif
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Some people in this thread are just as deluded as U Florida.
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Science is a lie! Kill it, kill it! tongue.gif
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Science is a lie! Kill it, kill it! tongue.gif

Cake is a lie, science is the truth.
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Does sports make more money for them? confused.gif

According to the poster on the first page, yes. He sounded like he knew what he's talking about, but I'm too lazy to look it up tongue.gif.
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post #20 of 81
They'll never get away with this. Computer science is one of the biggest and most prolific fields of modern science. For them to even entertain the prospect of cutting computer science is a tragedy... for them to actually do it is beyond comprehension.

How is this happening? Just to present an example of how important computer science is, at my University, we have an entire institute dedicated to supercomputers alone, completely independent from the CSE Department. We offer computer science degrees from not one, but two departments...

What nonsense.
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