Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook)
"Our policy at Facebook is literally to hire as many talented engineers as we can find. There just aren't enough people who are trained and have these skills today."
Fergus (Glasgow School of Art)
"We're in a fantastic space at the moment… if you pull your smartphone to bits, you've got enough technology in there to send you to the moon and back! In terms of opportunities, the sky is the limit."
"There's an increasing buzz about the industry as business and government transform their operations through the smart application of technology. We're seeing growing confidence across the industry, from start-ups to the growing number of Scottish digital technology businesses carving out export markets around the world". Read the full article (April 2013): Warning over skills gap in computing.
Dr Ian Barnes (UHI)
"Thinking about computing? Do it! This is the future, this is where job opportunities are going to be. Human life and human technology is advancing the fastest in this direction. Computing is all around us."