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I know it's not the same, but I didn't really know where else to post about this.

I'm trying to transfer from mechanical engineering to computer science. Engineering just isn't what I thought it was going to be like, and I really don't enjoy it even a fraction of what I thought I would. So I'm considering the change, but from bouncing around in here for a while tonight, it sounds like computer science degrees can't get you employed very easily. Is this true? I'm just hoping I'm not throwing away something big.

It depends on the school and where you decide to focus you coding abilities.

For me, Oregon State University seems to have a great compute science program (iirc, one of the HP guys wen there, and I know nvidia co-founder and ceo jen-hsun went there), and intel like hiring/interning people from here. It just depends on the cs program at the school. Also, my area of interest is low-level firmware and systems programming (mainly c and also some assembly).
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Any if you guys know how well gmus comp sci program is?
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Any if you guys know how well gmus comp sci program is?
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According to Wikipedia and this site, George Mason Uni is pretty decent school for CS.

Are you sure you want to transfer, though? There are mechanical engineers who do masters and Ph. D's in computer science and do some amazing things.
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According to Wikipedia and this site, George Mason Uni is pretty decent school for CS.

Are you sure you want to transfer, though? There are mechanical engineers who do masters and Ph. D's in computer science and do some amazing things.
Transfer? Why, I am in High school currently haha smile.gif
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decided to look up on switches, and see if I can use them as a string. I found out I could so I made a text encryption, I do have a question though, how can I add the spaces where needed? lets say for example I put A B C but it spits out cdf without the spaces. or "hello my name is andy" but it spits out "idjenaospcmeajcndl" without the spaces.
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decided to look up on switches, and see if I can use them as a string. I found out I could so I made a text encryption, I do have a question though, how can I add the spaces where needed? lets say for example I put A B C but it spits out cdf without the spaces. or "hello my name is andy" but it spits out "idjenaospcmeajcndl" without the spaces.

Split the string by spaces - encrypt each chunk, then join back with spaces.
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Split the string by spaces - encrypt each chunk, then join back with spaces.

Lol I guess mine is not considered an encryption for now (to get the concept down) I have it where it switches the letters nothing too special.
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Lol I guess mine is not considered an encryption for now (to get the concept down) I have it where it switches the letters nothing too special.

I figured that bit (and how you were doing it) tongue.gif
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