Alfredo Deza tells his story of getting into technology, why someone should consider a computer science degree, how employers view CS degrees on a resume, and how should you talk about yourself when applying for a job, or networking.
Recording date: Oct 26th, 2023
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- Alfredo Deza's personal site
- alfredodeza (Alfredo Deza)
- Alfredo Deza in the Olympics Alfredo Deza (high jumper)
- In Real Life with Alfredo Deza: Olympian, Author and Coach
- Training | Microsoft Learn
- How to Use the Ikigai Diagram to Find Fulfillment
- 00:27 Ward is ready for adventure
- 01:33 Introducing Alfredo Deza
- 08:50 Sponsor: Narwhal
- 09:31 What do you do with universities?
- 14:00 What should a computer science education have?
- 21:28 Why should a student consider computer science?
- 30:34 Can university be a networking opportunity?
- 33:32 Sponsor: Ag Grid
- 34:31 What does an employer think of a computer science degree?
- 39:09 Final thoughts
Podcast editing on this episode done by Chris Enns of Lemon Productions.