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What are the skills needed to be a very good computer scientist?

Posted 21 March 2013 - 10:41 PM

Good day everyone!
I'm still new here. I'm a freshman computer science student. I would just like to ask about the skills needed to become a great computer scientist or programmer in order to be successful in this field.

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Re: What are the skills needed to be a very good computer scientist?

Posted 21 March 2013 - 10:43 PM

Have you checked the pinned threads? Like this one?
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Re: What are the skills needed to be a very good computer scientist?

Posted 25 March 2013 - 01:32 PM

The ability to distinguish between computer scientists and programmers would be a nice start. The two have surprisingly little in common, apart from the fact that every computer scientist believes himself to be a great programmer, and vice versa.
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Re: What are the skills needed to be a very good computer scientist?

Posted 31 March 2013 - 11:18 AM

To be able to learn on your own is in my experience the single most important skill an undergraduate can develop.
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