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The decline in computer science students

September 12, 2013
The real issue isn't why CS enrollment is declining; the question is why did it ever climb so high in the first place And it's pretty clear that it tracks the two major bubbles of the past 30 years... After each bubble deflates, CS enrollment sinks back to its 'natural' level, based on the distribution of IT-related talent and inclination in the general population. The problem, however... is that this 'natural' level isn't enough to supply sufficient IT talent for successful IT development and deployment in all the businesses, vendors, government agencies and other organizations that need it. In my opinion, there is no shortage of IT engineers particularly not after the vast numbers drawn into the industry due to Y2K and the dot-com boom there's just a shortage of talented ones. 
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