A computer science degree ‘opens a lot of different doors’

BY Jenna DutcherJuly 07, 2022, 1:03 PM

Illustration by Martin Laksman

The next time you join a computer network, download a new app to your phone, or back up a vacation’s worth of photos to a hard drive, you’ll have a computer scientist to thank. But what is it that computer science practitioners actually do? 

Occupations run the gamut of titles, compensation, and responsibilities, and employment in computer and information technology occupations is likely to grow 13% from 2020 to 2030, leading to the creation of more than 667,000 new jobs, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

THC Designs Sued By Ex-Finance Director For Alleged Request

William McKenna, the former Finance Director for Los Angeles-based cannabis company THC Designs filed a lawsuit against the company on July 6, 2022. McKenna claims he was fired for refusing to defraud investors and tax authorities went the company’s owner Ryan Jennemann asked him to doctor the financials. He claims he was asked to reduce the liabilities so that the company could borrow more money. McKenna also thinks that the company was growing and selling psilocybin mushrooms for cash and not recording those sales.

Cooking the Books

McKenna said he was fired on February 9, 2022, despite having performed his

Workhuman Announces New Chief Marketing Officer

In full transparency, the following press release was submitted to SOURCE media through its business wire service.


FRAMINGHAMWorkhuman®, the company revolutionizing the way employees celebrate, connect with, and appreciate each other in the workplace, has announced that it has welcomed Tom Libretto, veteran technology marketing executive, as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), based out of Workhuman’s Framingham headquarters.

Libretto brings nearly 20 years of global marketing experience and has a successful record of leading large, diverse global teams that continuously deliver breakthrough marketing and business outcomes.

“As we look to the next phase of Workhuman’s growth, we are

EU Digital Services Act to Revolutionize Legal Landscape for

On July 5, the European Parliament approved the final draft text of the EU Digital Services Act (DSA), a landmark law that will transform the EU’s legal framework for regulating online content. The Council is expected to adopt the DSA in September, which would potentially allow it to apply to some of the world’s largest online platforms and search engines as early as the first half of 2023. 
The DSA proposes a monumental shift in the online regulatory landscape by establishing a harmonized, EU-wide framework for intermediary services in relation to the content that they transmit, host, and, for online

Transcript: Mayor Eric Adams Hosts SYEP Kick Off Event

July 7, 2022

Ken Gibbs, President and CEO, Maimonides: In this day and age, we’re starting when the mask comes off. I’m Ken Gibbs. I have the privilege of being the CEO at Maimonides, and on behalf of Maimonides, Douglas Jablon, Alla Zats, the Maimonides Department of Volunteer and Student Services, we welcome all of you today. Maimonides has been doing this summer youth program for 25 years. We have over 4,000 graduates from this program. We are the largest employer in Brooklyn, the largest healthcare provider. And we have great commitment to this program because what we see in

On, Patagonia, Puma and Salomon link with Carbios to enhance

Carbios has revealed it has signed a consortium agreement with On, Patagonia, Puma and Salomon which will see the apparel companies collaborate on enhancing the recyclability and circularity of their products.

As part of the two-year deal, each of the companies have agreed to speed up the introduction of Carbios’ bio recycling technology. Additionally, the partnership will involve co-researching how products can be recycled, with the goal of developing solutions to take back worn polyester clothing, and gathering data on fibre-to-fibre recycling.

“This Consortium model has proved to be very efficient based on the success of the milestones previously achieved

Downtown Music Names Molly Neuman Chief Marketing Officer

Downtown Music Holdings has named Molly Neuman to the newly created position of chief marketing officer. In her new role she will oversee marketing and communications initiatives across Downtown’s global group of owned and operated music companies.

Molly most recently served as president of the global publishing administration service Songtrust. She joined that company in 2017 and was elevated to president two years later. Under her leadership Songtrust has grown to represent more than 3 million copyrights for more than 350,000 writers in 145 countries, as well as tens of thousands of business clients, including record labels, distributors and publishers.