The New York Times has an article about the CRA Taulbee Survey, which is a survey of computer science enrollments in the United States. (The survey isn’t up on the CRA’s website, but when it does I’m guessing it will be here.)
For the first time in six years, enrollment in computer science programs in the United States increased last year, according to an annual report that tracks trends in the academic discipline.
I call bottom! Oops, a bit late.
He noted that seven or eight years ago, few students would think about the possibility of a computer science graduate education, and that it was all about wealth.
“The ability to make a billion dollars by the time you are 30 years old is a huge motivation,” he said.
With the added benefit that it’s hard to have clawbacks for a startup?