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Computer Science at the University of Toronto, in Video!

Computer Science at Ontario Universities
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Previously covered: Brock, Carleton, Guelph, Lakehead, Ryerson, Toronto

Byte Club TV is a webcast show profiling tech companies, typically around Toronto area. One of the shows producers, Kristan “Krispy” Uccello is fairly involved in Toronto’s tech community. I often see him at Rails Nite events; he’s a pretty cool guy.

It looks like a while ago they’ve visited and filmed at the Computer Science department of University of Toronto. This isn’t an opt-out to avoid writing up an actual overview of UofT’s Computer Science, but until then it’s still an interesting video to watch. Pretty shots of the glass CS building & Greg Wilson talking about the department, industry, and pink hippos.

Greg: “One of the things that I think the department has to do, is a better job at reaching out to people to get that message across; is that almost anybody who can program well is pretty much guaranteed an interesting job, that actually does something useful to society.”

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  1. Posted by Teren | October 22, 2009, 7:41 am

    The Pink Hippo represents my badge of honour in CS undergrad at UofT. Best course ever with Greg.

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