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Marketplace Tech for Monday, June 16, 2014

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First up, more on why Amazon wants to put a device in your pocket. Plus, with the demand for computer science majors booming, it's hard to believe that the field wasn't considered a serious academic discipline back in the 1960s. We head to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which is celebrating fifty years of computing -- and the birth of a new field. Also, aattorney and Last Man competitor Brendan Loy talks about how to avoid World Cup Spoilers online when the whole world is watching, and talking about, the match outcomes.

How Comp-Sci went from fad to must-have major

47 years ago , Joel Moses remembers having to defend computer science at MIT
Posted In: computer science, college