Google’s Ronan Harris: data science is at the core of what we do (video)

Computer science needs to be taught at all levels, urges the head of Google’s in Ireland Ronan Harris. Data-driven careers are the future and computer science needs to be taught at all levels of the educational journey, according to the head of Google’s Irish operations Ronan Harris. Harris, who took over the role of head of Google’s 5,000-strong Irish operations this year from John Herlihy, said that the rise of data and analytical skills will require individuals to prepare for new working realities. For example, he said the notion of staying in one career for life is over and that the five most in-demand jobs today didn’t exist 10 years ago. “I think it is really important that we all think about that. Just by studying one subject today doesn’t…


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