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Math Skills For Programmers – Necessary Or Not?

March 25th, 2010 03:56 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

An anonymous reader writes “Currently the nature of most programming work is such that you don’t really need math skills to get by or even to do well, after all linear algebra is no help when building database driven websites. However, Skorks contends that if you want to do truly interesting work in the software development field, math skills are essential and furthermore, will become increasingly important as we are forced to work with ever larger data sets (making math-intensive algorithm analysis skills a priority).”

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