Princeton dean Maria Klawe suggests another reason for the shortfall:
Most students she talks to fear that computer science would doom them to isolating workdays fraught with boredom — nothing but writing reams of code.
Gates said computer scientists need to do a better job of dispelling that myth and conveying that it’s an exciting field.
Actually, Timmy, you won’t have a chance to write reams of code. That job was just outsourced to Bangalore.