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What is the biggest weakness of students graduating with degrees in Computer Science?

This question is directed more toward employers and graduate student advisors/professors but all opinions are welcome. What do you find is a common weakness of new hires and/or new grad students? Is ...
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What amount of time do you spend doing each of the following [closed]

Recently I've been thinking I spend too much time on SO and general learning / keeping up with technology rather than actual coding. So my question is what ratio's of your time do you spend on the ...
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Is there evidence that developers working remotely are less productive then when they work onsite? [closed]

So I was speaking to one of the folks I work with here a few days ago, and they were complaining that their company no longer allows workers to work remotely at all any more due to the decrease in ...
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Is programming language that is non-visual … possible? [closed]

In common life we use text for programming. But why not gestures or voice? Are there any researches around this topic?
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How to maintain Motivation and enthusiasm once you have figured out the solution needed [closed]

I am currently undertaking a software project on my own time. When I first got the project I put in many hours working out how to do the "tricky" parts of the solution. I spent many hours googling and ...
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Are R&D mini-projects a good activity for interns?

I'm going to be in charge of hiring some interns for our software department soon (automotive infotainment systems) and I'm designing an internship program. The main productive activity "menu" I'm ...
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How does a one-person ISV handle software patent research? What due-dilligence is required?

I'd like to sell software, but I'm worried about infringing on software patents. What should I do/research prior to writing code?