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The Most Important Parts of School (from a CS dropout).

Held in MC 4020, on 2014-07-22, at 6:00 PM.


Hindsight is 20/20, and since leaving university I’ve had five years and three startups to reflect on the most valuable things I have (and haven’t) taken away from my time in school. David studied computer science for three years at the University of Toronto before leaving to be employee zero at a Waterloo-based startup. Since then he has been a founder of two more startups, started PyCon Canada, and has written hundreds of thousands of lines of code. He is currently CTO of Akindi, a Toronto-based startup trying to make multiple choice testing a bit less terrible. He’s best found on Twitter at