Hackers: A Terrible Resource to Waste

We lament the dwindling numbers of computer science graduates in the U.S. We wonder how to attract more college bound kids to computer studies. Meanwhile, promising brainpower goes to prison.

I'm not apologizing for hackers who break the law, get caught and get punished. But I do wonder why some obviously smart young men disdain the idea of college, and even quit high school, and apply their skills to computer crime. Teachers and corporate technology managers should connect with these kids before they connect to computers to commit crimes. Hackers: A Terrible Resource to Waste

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 13th June 2006 12:33AM