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Paul Ford: What is Code? | Bloomberg

The Man in the Taupe Blazer You are an educated, successful person capable of abstract thought. A VP doing an SVP’s job. Your office, appointed with decent furniture and a healthy amount of natural light filtered through vertical blinds, is … Continue reading

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Can Learning to Knit Help Learning to Code? | MindShift

“Thinking is like cosmic knitting,” Waldorf school founder Rudolph Steiner wrote nearly one hundred years ago. Steiner  developed a comprehensive handwork curriculum for Waldorf students based on this idea, filled with knitting, sewing and woodworking, believing that “a person who … Continue reading

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Code to Joy: The School for Poetic Computation Opens – NYTimes.com

AUGUST 12, 2013, 11:05 AM By AMY O’LEARY New computer science graduates jumped by nearly 30 percent last year, and a bevy of professionally oriented programming courses have erupted to teach start-up ready skills like, “How to Build a Mobile App.” … Continue reading

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How smart developers generate lousy code | ITworld

By Esther Schindler May 31, 2013, 10:03 AM Most experienced developers can think of a time when they worked on a team with other accomplished programmers. Yet the code quality was anywhere from “eh” to “oh god you didn’t actually … Continue reading

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CoderDojo – CoderDojo

CoderDojo is a movement orientated around running free not-for-profit coding clubs and regular sessions for young people. At a CoderDojo, young people learn how to code, develop websites, apps, programs, games and more. Dojos are set up, run by and … Continue reading

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Religion, politics and coding indentation style: the three great debates | ITworld

Forget abortion and gun control; if you want to get programmers arguing at your next party, bring up tabs versus spaces when indenting code By Phil Johnson March 05, 2013, 12:15 PM — A couple of weeks ago I wrote … Continue reading

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