What Are The World's Top Brands?
Posted on September 30, 2013
According to this study by Interbrand, the top five brands in the world are:
- Apple Computer
That is, four of the five most-valuable global brands are for technology companies. Rounding out the rest of the top-10 are: (6) GE, (7) McDonalds, (8) Samsung, (9) Intel, and (10) Toyota; so six of the top ten brands are technology companies.
The trend continues with companies like Cisco, HP, Oracle, and Amazon all making the top-20.
See the full top-100 list for more information about the study.
Software Engineer Named #3 Career
Posted on May 1, 2013
CareerCast has released their 2013 Jobs Rated report, in which they identified software developer/engineer as the 3rd best job in the world, out of 200 career possibilities. Reasons included the good pay, future demand, pleasant work environment, and low stress levels.
The top career was actuary; biomedical engineer was #2. Systems analyst was #10, web developer was #24, and computer programmer was #38. At #199 was lumberjack, and #200 was newspaper reporter.
For more information about the careers available in computing, be sure to see our Computing Careers Market page.
Abstraction Club Refurbishes Computers for School in Nicaragua
Posted on December 3, 2011
The Calvin News Service recently posted this news story about the Computer Science and Information Systems club “Abstraction”.
The Computing Careers Market
Posted on November 11, 2008
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, between now and 2018, there will far more jobs in software engineering than in all other kinds of engineering combined, and far more network administration/analysis jobs than (non-software) engineering jobs combined. See our Computing Careers Market page for the details.
Relatedly, CNN-Money magazine recently rated Software Architect as their Best Job In America.