News links for a Tuesday.

'Tis the season for celebrity commencement speakers, but it's too bad graduating students in American Fork, Utah couldn't manage one. They're getting US Patent and Trademark Office Director John Dudas, who will, instead of inspiring them, scold them on the evils of file sharing. Oh. Did I mention the graduating class is a class of SIXTH GRADERS?
Never too young for a copyright lesson. []

Apparently students worried about having their future tech job being taken away by someone in India are deciding not to get involved in the whole computer science thing in the first place.
Fewer students seek computer degrees. [The Detroit News]

What's the British Empire coming to? Beckham isn't even one of the top 10 celebrity dads of the year??
Beckham Slips Out of Celebrity  Dads Top 10. []