>horrified at the level of many computer science studies.
Heck, medicince used to be practiced by patent medicine salesmen, too. ;)
  At a recent candidate forum, I asked the Congressional candidates
how government should respond when we get a major junk-software problem,
and somebody writes the equivalent of Upton Sinclair's "The Jungle".
None of them seemed to understand - including the winner, whose
background is economics and law.