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Coding is a useful skill, but some Silicon Valley luminaries are tackling their mission to teach kids how to write apps with a little too much zeal and overly rosy stats.
Just because we can track people in real time for whatever reason we want, doesn't mean we should, or let those who overstep sane bounds off the hook.
Companies are becoming so unreasonably picky that management experts and consultants are alarmed. Potential employees should be too.
Everybody seems to want more STEM majors, scientists and highly trained engineers. But nobody seems to want to pay for them.
The flip side of technophobia and lamentations about the dehumanizing effect of gadgets? Trying to force everyone to code and insisting it's a vital skill, like literacy.
Creationists expect science to tell them soothing tales about their place in the universe. That's just not going to happen.
How much are we actually willing to pay for future innovations in science and technology? And not in a figurative way...
Exposing kids to coding is a great idea. But it's important not to force them into programming as a career while they're still young.
We're entering a massive transition period during which certain jobs will disappear forever. We have to start thinking about what will replace them and how.
Colleges are trying to figure out who'll actually succeed in a computer science program, and they're starting to find some interesting insights.