Who’s afraid of code?

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Coding is so powerful because it’s essentially formless, like water. It’s creative and it’s robust. Code is the most tangible form that logical thought can take, and when that ghost is let loose in a machine, magic happens.

If you can patiently break down a problem and build up a solution with very tiny parts, fragments of thoughts, you can program a computer to do anything you canĀ imagine.

Code.org is a new non-profit created to promote computer science education in the US. Why is code not just an irrelevant geeky niche?

It turns out you should stop listening to your aunts and uncles tell you that all those “programming jobs” are going to India and recognise that software has been going gangbusters while the rest of the first world industries complain about hard times.

A new car ships with more lines of code than Microsoft Windows.

Check out Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates and plenty of others who have changed the world with code.



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